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Chateau Calon Segur Saint-Estephe 2001

Chateau Calon Segur Saint-Estephe 750ml 2001        
Sku: 1181693*

 Wine Advocate 90 points (Jun 2004)
I suspect this 2001 will shut down (as most young Calon-Segurs do), although it appears more forward and evolved than the huge, backward, but totally dormant 2000. The plum/ruby-colored 2001 reveals aromas of damp earth, cranberries, cherries, herbs, and forest floor. While lighter than its older sibling, it is medium-bodied, elegant, and should emerge from its post-bottling sleep in 4-5 years, and drink well for 14-15. Think of it as a lighter-weight 1988 (one of the stars of the vintage).
 Wine Spectator 91 points (Mar 31 2004)
Elegant and spicy, with blackberry and earth character. Medium- to full-bodied, with silky tannins and a medium to long finish. Not quite up to par with the barrel sample, but outstanding. Best after 2006. –JS

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Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Sub-Region: Haut Medoc
Appellation: Saint Estephe
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
Classification: Third Growth
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