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Purple, expressive and elegant, with aromas of red fruits such as cherries. The flavor of red fruits is perceptible on the nose. The woodiness is well integrated, elegant tannins. Reviews: “The 2018 La Tour de Segur is ripe, juicy and boisterous."
Appellation Lussac Saint-Emilion 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.
THE VINEYARD Soil Majority clay−limestone on limestone shelf with clay−siliceous in some plots. Plant food Traditional - Limited impact. Plant density 6 000 vines per hectare Wine average age 32 years Pruning type Double guyot Grape harvest By hand or mechanical THE CELLAR 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.