Original
91 Ratings
Chateau Calon-Segur Saint Estephe
$144.99 USD
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Wine Details

Wine Description

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.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2012 Vintage) Blend: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot

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    weak smell & taste but very smooth.

    over 4 years
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  • Robert Parker
    "This is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon (as ripe and impressive as Madame Gasqueton has ever seen) and 40% Merlot. The Merlot was harvested between September 15-22 and the Cabernet Sauvignon was brought in during the first two weeks of October. The result is a classic Calon-Segur exhibiting a dense purple color, ripe black cherry, cassis, smoke, earth, and new oak characteristics, powerful but sweet tannin, a huge texture, and broad, concentrated flavors. It will undoubtedly close down after b...