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Château Phélan-Ségur

The winery is located in the municipality Saint-Estèphe in the same area in Médoc (Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux). In the Bordeaux Classification According to the old system, which is no longer valid, it was last classified as "Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel" in 2003. It was built in 1810 when the Irish-born Frank Phélan merged the two estates Clos de Garamey and Château Ségur. Both previously belonged to the family ségur, From 1924 to 1985 it was owned by the Delon family, who then passed it on to Xavier Gardinier, formerly General Manager of the Champagne House Pommery, sold. This introduced the highest quality criteria; the lesser vintages in 1984 and 1985 were not marketed under the Château name. Today the estate is managed by Thierry Gardinier. The property comprises a total of 180 hectares, of which 89 are used for viticulture. 64 hectares of this are in Saint-Estèphe, which are planted with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (50%), Merlot (46%) and Cabernet Franc (4%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 16 to 18 months in 50% new barriques. The second wine is called "Frank Phélan".

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