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    Chateau Calon Segur 2005
    St. Estephe
    1lscl, 1ltl
    Bottle (12)


    "A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot, the totally closed 2005 Calon Segur is one of those traditionally made, backstrapping, uncompromising Bordeaux that will last 30-40 or more years. Its dense ruby color with purple nuances is followed by a nose that reluctantly offers up scents of damp earth, wood smoke, black cherries, cassis, and an exotic Asian spice character. The wine is formidably endowed and broodingly tannic, with noticeable acidity and a structured, nearly impenetrable mouthfeel. Nevertheless, it is easy to sense the weight, extract, and richness in this pure, deep wine." (92+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #176, Apr. 2008)

    "The 2005 is a beautiful Calon S├ęgur, with sweet mocha, black cherry, leathery fruit, medium to full body, attractive purity, a gorgeous texture, and serious nobility, gravitas and density. Drink it over the next 20-30 years, yet it is surprisingly accessible." (93 pts. Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com #219, June 2015)


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    4th-5th Friday-Saturday
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