2003 Chateau Calon-Segur St. Estephe
86 Ratings
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86 Ratings
2003 Chateau Calon-Segur St. Estephe

Wine Description

(From 1995 Vintage) Incredible nose of crushed berries, flowers, spices and nuts. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, long finish. Powerful and solid. Builds on the palate.

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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    Drink 2009-2030. Parker 94: " Bottled in July, 2005, the saturated ruby/purple-colored 2003 exhibits a tightly-knit, but promising nose of mulberries, blackberries, cherries, and hints of new oak and truffles. This 60% Cabernet Sauvignon / 40% Merlot blend possesses a gorgeous texture as well as an expansive, exotic softness, and 13% alcohol (according to the proprietor, Madame Denise Gasqueton). Generous and rich, this high class, full-bodied wine will undoubtedly be more approachable than its closest spiritual sibling, the 1982. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2030. "

    8 months
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    2009-2030 (94)

    8 months
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2006
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2004