Chateau Calon-Segur St. Estephe 3ème Grand Cru Classé
88 Ratings
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88 Ratings
Chateau Calon-Segur St. Estephe 3ème Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Wine Description

(From 1996 Vintage) Currant and fresh herbs. Full- to medium-bodied, with plum flavors and a medium finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) Full red-ruby. Musky aromas of tart red berries, smoke and meat, with a light medicinal nuance. Suave on entry, then rather tightly wound, even a bit youthfully dry. Fairly rich wine, but the redcurrant, smoke and spice flavors are presently dominated by solid underlying structure. Finishes firmly tannic, with sneaky persistence.

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    drank 2005 my favorite chateau. well balance.

    11 months
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 2000 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2003