2018 Le Marquis de Calon by Calon-Ségur

$29.49

11 in stock

Bordeaux Futures - Arrival Spring 2021

Appellation: Saint-Estèphe

Score: JD 93-95  WA 92-94  AG 91-93

Size: 750 ml

11 in stock

Description

93-95   Jeb Dunnuck
“Another second wine from this brilliant vintage that tastes more like a grand vin, the 2018 Le Marquis de Calon-Ségur offers a full-bodied, ripe, incredibly sexy profile that carries terrific amounts of currants, plums, graphite, and leafy herb-like aromas and flavors. A blend of 53% Merlot and 47% Cabernet Sauvignon brought up in 30% new French oak, it’s a head turner that’s going to drink spectacularly well right out of the gate.”  (4/2019)

92-94  Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
“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!” (4/2019) Lisa Perrotti-Brown

91-93  Antonio Galloni for Vinous
“The 2018 Le Marquis de Calon Ségur is a drop-dead gorgeous second wine from Calon Ségur. Bright, lifted and punchy, the 2018 has so much to offer. Expressive floral, savory and spiced notes from the Cabernet add shades of nuance to a core of dark red and purplish berry fruit. Beautifully textured and inviting, the Marquis is positively stunning in 2018. The blend is 53% Merlot and 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, mostly young vines planted between 2008 and 2012. It is a gorgeous second wine from Calon Ségur. Tasted four times.”

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 12 in

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