Château Segue-Longue Monnier 2009 Médoc Cru Bourgeois

Château Segue-Longue Monnier is a small estate located in the northern part of the Médoc. The vineyard is being converted to Biodynamic agriculture, which is not that common in Bordeaux! The 2009 is a medium-bodied wine, nose of spices and undergrowth, round and fine tannins. Lovely long finish of dried fruits. Regularly praised by critics and winner of several awards, it’s a little gem we highly recommend!

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£ 12.95 tax incl.

 

Château Segue-Longue Monnier is a small estate located in the northern part of the Médoc. The vineyard is being converted to Biodynamic agriculture, which is not that common in Bordeaux! The 2009 is a medium-bodied wine, nose of spices and undergrowth, round and fine tannins. Lovely long finish of dried fruits. Regularly praised by critics and winner of several awards, it’s a little gem we highly recommend!

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Segue-Longue Monnier
2009
Médoc
Bordeaux
Dry Red Wine
60% Cabernet Sauvignon
35% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc
1% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
1 hour before
16-18°C
Roast beef, duck confit
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Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay, gravels & silica
31 hectares
35 years old
Mechanical
13%
18 months in oak barrels (30% new)
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16/20 "This property is being converted to organic viticulture apparently. Brilliant crimson. Already quite a broad panoply of aromas though not one of the most dense on the palate. Very lively and vivacious - almost fizzes with excitement. Still a bit chewy on the finish but excellent integrity."

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"Aged in a resolutely modern circular cellar, this 2009 is the product of a work in the vineyard and cellar that follows the rules of biodynamics (certification in progress). If the nose is somewhat dominated by barrel-ageing (spices, undergrowth), the rest of the tasting reveals a wine with fine and round tannins, the pleasant finish of is accompanied by a touch of dried fruit . Try it in a year or two on a hare stew."

   
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Gold Medal at Concours Général Agricole de Paris

 

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