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23 Ratings
Château Marquis de Calon Saint-Estèphe

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2011 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. Temperature-controlled conical stainless-steel tanks. Maceration for 18 to 21 days. Pumping over twice a day. Fermentation at 26°C. Malolactic fermentation (indigenous lactic bacteria) in stainless steel at 20°C.

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    Nose is light terroir, chocolate, prune, heavy, sandpapery tannins that stay on the toungue. Very good, but too tannic.

    over 2 years