Original
131 Ratings
Chateau Calon-Segur, Saint-Estephe Grand Cru

Wine Details

Region

MédocBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) A thick layer of gravel laid down during the Quaternary Period. Predominantly clay sub-soil from the Tertiary Period. At the summit of the gravel deposits, there is also a fine layer of clay of lacustrine origin.53% Cabernet sauvignon, 38% Merlot, 7% Cabernet franc, 2% petit Verdot.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 93(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 103, July/August 2002 ($63-$75) Saturated ruby-red. Pure, highly perfumed aromas of black cherry, currant, plum,...
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 93(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 103, July/August 2002 ($63-$75) Saturated ruby-red. Pure, highly perfumed aromas of black cherry, currant, plum,...
  • Wine Advocate
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 110 on Apr-97
  • Wine Advocate
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 110 on Apr-97
  • Robert Parker
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 122