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

Wine Details

Region

MédocBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

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

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

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

    almost 6 years
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    2010-2020 92 60% cab sav 40% merlot

    over 6 years
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    Merloty?

    about 4 years
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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