89 Ratings
Chateau Calon-Segur Saint Estephe
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Wine Details

Wine Description

A dense, opaque garnet color is followed by notes of roasted meats, herbs, black currants, incense, and damp earth. Full-bodied, still extremely tannic (sweet but noticeable tannins), rich, and backward, where perfectly stored.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) The 2010 is performing well,. With Cabernet Sauvignon dominating the blend, the wine has a dense plum/purple color along with notes of underbrush, black currants, plum, licorice, smoky charcuterie and some roasted herbs in the background. Full-bodied, moderately tannic and set for an extremely long life.

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    surprisingly tart for its age. butter chocolate, mushroomy. dark and dense, mouthcoating.

    almost 5 years
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    drank 2010 declined still good flavor and long finish.

    almost 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 110 on Apr-97
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 122
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/07
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2006