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Called the “Prince des Vignes” since he owned Château Latour, Mouton & Calon Segur, the Marquis de Ségur owned also Château Tour Seran during the 17th century. This was probably because the Tour Seran terroir, located on a clayey gravely soil his very similar to these chateaux from Pauillac.
Bordeaux Appellation: Médoc
Classification: Cru Bourgeois
65% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc & 10% Petit Verdot
Cold pre-fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Maceration between 40 and 45 days. Maturation in new oak barrel on fine lees. Malolactic fermentation & lees stirring in barrel. Maturation on fine lees.
Aged during 18 months in 100% new oak barrels (90% French oak and 10% American oak).
Opulent nose with aromas reminiscent of ripe berries, plums, and fine leather.
Very enticing, with lovely mocha and vanilla aromas. Very suave.