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Château Tour de Ségur Red

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Made from a terroir of character, the wines of Chateau Tour de Segur are distinguished by their deep color  and the subtle bouquet, all in finesse and generosity.


Label of 2016 Château Tour de Ségur red

Wine style

Soft and Sensual

Grape blend

Merlot 65% / Cabernet Franc 30% / Cabernet Sauvignon 5%

Weather

2016 was one of the finest vintages in the past 20 years. Winter was exceptionally wet and mild, and it rained a great deal in spring until June. However, the weather changed radically in mid-June, turning warm and quite dry, with cool nights. Ideal conditions for growing excellent wine grapes!

Tasting Comment

Appareance

Clear, brilliant cherry-red colour scattered with ruby highlights.

Nose

Swirling in the glass showcases this wine in all its intensity and complexity. Light fruity aromas marry beautifully with delicious vanilla and cedar notes, combined with subtle hints of spice.

Mouth

Starts out straightforward on the palate, with a fine tannic structure, going on to reveal a lovely freshness and good length. Cedar aromas once again come to the fore, accompanied by a delicious array of Morello cherry and tangy red fruit notes. This wine is worth ageing for a few more months to fully appreciate its character. It goes beautifully paired with pork and lentils, beef fillet in a pepper sauce or roast lamb.

Consumption period

2020 - 2026

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Ground

Soil

Majority clay−limestone on limestone shelf with clay−siliceous in some plots.

Winemaking

Grape harvest

By hand or mechanical

Others

Plant food

Traditional - Limited impact.

Plant density

6 000 vines per hectare

Wine average age

32 years

Grape variety

Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Cabernet Sauvignon.

Pruning type

Double guyot

Fermentation

In stainless−steel temperature controlled tanks.

Fermentation temperature

28 to 30 °C

Malolactic

Yes

Wine maturing

For 12 months in oak barrels (25% new) with racking each trimester.

Wine montage

Eggwhites

Maturing potential

Begins to open up after 2 to 3 years, will age 10 to 12 years.

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