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1996 Chateau Calon-Segur St. Estephe
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5 Ratings
1996 Chateau Calon-Segur St. Estephe

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    childh

    Calon-Segur 1996: deep ruby, black berry, Asian spice, dark chocolate, smoky and leather, complex, medium+ tannin, long lasting, good wine!

    about 2 years
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    Simon W

    Merloty?

    7 months
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  • Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
    Saturated ruby-red. Pure, highly perfumed aromas of black cherry, currant, plum, minerals, tobacco, leather and fresh herbs. Very ripe, suave and spicy; at once subtle and gripping. Lovely cabernet character dominating today. Very firm, long finish is youthful but not hard-edged. Showing extremely well.
  • International Wine Cellar
    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
    Rating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 110 on Apr-97
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 122
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/07
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for France-Bordeaux-Saint-Estèphe: 96 (good year)

    Drinkability: too young, let it sit