The expression of a red grand vin from Saint-Estephe
The Second Wine of the prestigious property of Saint-Estephe – Chateau Calon Segur – the Le Marquis de Calon Segur 2018 blends Merlot (53%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (47%).
Located on the left bank of Bordeaux, in the Saint-Estephe appellation, the Chateau Calon Ségur vineyard covers 45 hectares of vines. The vineyard is planted in the great terroir of Saint-Estephe, marked by quaternary gravel and clay soils.
The Marquis de Calon Segur 2018 is aged for 17 months in oak barrels (30% new wood).
Parker : 92-94 / 100
J. Suckling : 91-92 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2018 Le Marquis de Calon-Ségur is a blend of 53% Merlot and 47% Cabernet Sauvignon (14.9% alcohol). It is anticipated to age for 17 months in barriques, 30% new. Deep purple-black in color, it gives up opulent scents of Indian spices, menthol and plum preserves with a core of crème de cassis, baked cherries and raspberry pie plus a hint of sandalwood. Big, rich, full-bodied and voluptuously fruited in the mouth, it has bags of black fruit preserves and exotic spices with a firm, plush frame, finishing long with a minty lift. Definitely one for the hedonists!