A new vat room with small volumes of 40 to 60 hectolitres allowed extension of the selection work started in the vineyard. Precision viticulture was carried out through, among others, an approach to the vigour of the vine.
The 2014 blend was very strongly influenced by Cabernet Sauvignon (64%).
James Molesworth wrote in the Wine Spectator in 2015 : “This is alluring, with a velvety feel to the crushed plum and black currant fruit, while perfumy hints of espresso and singed sandalwood line the finish. Presents a pleasant loamy tug.” Score: 90-93
The 30th Marathon du Médoc passed through Château Phélan Ségur.