Ch. Haut-Segottes, St. Émilion Grand Cru
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Ch. Haut-Segottes, St. Émilion Grand Cru - 2018

Item # 23236 750mL
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Tasting Notes

Château Haut-Segottes has fewer than 10 hectares of vines located within the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru appellation.This wine is usually dominant with Cabernet Franc, which produces a wine of considerable structure and is exceptionally age-worthy. Only 20% of the barrels used in the élévage on this elegant St. Émilion were new. One of the appellation's hidden gems, this dusty, expressive wine gives tones of smoked cherries, cigar, peppercorn, and an earthy texture. Best with rustic fare, like white bean ragôut with pork or beef.

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Staff Pick Notes

Wine trends are exciting. Innovative new producers around the world are pushing boundaries and promoting new varietals, winemaking techniques, and wine styles that can be hard to keep up with and endlessly interesting. But sometimes it's important to go back and enjoy the classics. They became classics for a reason. Grand Cru St. Emilion is a classic that rarely disappoints and this Ch. Haut-Segottes is no exception. Coming from an excellent vintage, this is textbook St. Emilion: black plums, black cherry, touches of earthiness and herbs, balanced with smooth tannins and enough acidity to pair with your next Steak au Poivre. It's drinking beautifully today and will age with grace for a decade.

- MM

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