This wine is named after the first owner of the Ch. Phelan Segur. Frank Phelan was a dedicated vintner who came from Ireland during the last century and built up the D.. He loved Saint?Estephe and the wines grown there, and served for 30 years as Mayor of the City. When Xavier Gardinier achieved vintage status for the wine in 1986, he decided to name if after the first owner of the Ch.. Frank Phelan is grown at the same Ch. as Phelan Segur, and matured for 12 months in the same oak barrels previously used for Ch. Phelan Segur.