90 Ratings
Chateau Calon-Segur Saint Estephe
$89.00 USD
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Wine Details

Wine Description

(From 1982 Vintage) A dense, opaque garnet color is followed by notes of roasted meats, herbs, black currants, incense, and damp earth. Full-bodied, still extremely tannic (sweet but noticeable tannins), rich, and backward, where perfectly stored.

Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot

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    disappointing. finish too weak. no feel of structure.

    over 1 year
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    Strong tannie, need time to breathe, full body, RP90.

    over 1 year
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    disappoonting vis a vis its fame. too weak finish.

    over 4 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2007
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/12/2007