DOMAINE CALON SEGUR 1995 CALON SEGUR ST. ESTEPHE
"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. Give it time.--'95/'96 Bordeaux retrospective. Best after 2009." Wine Spectator 95 points
|Location: The most northern of all the classified growths of the Medoc, just north and west of the village of Saint Estèphe.
123 acres producing 20,000 cases.
Classification: Third growth
Grape varieties: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc, 25% Merlot. Average age of the vines is 38 years.
Vinification and aging: Fermented in oak foudres and aged in oak barrels for 24 to 26 months