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

Wine Details

Region

MédocBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(2000 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.

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    Touched by the "Love" of this wine. Decanted for over an hour, first sip was already magically deep. I could taste a little chocolate, a little over-burnt bread, a little wood, and so much of love.

    over 6 years
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    Full case unopened

    over 3 years
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    Full case unopened

    over 3 years
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