Chateau Calon Segur Le Marquis de Calon Segur St. Estephe 2018 Red Bordeaux Wine 750 mL

$54.99

Robert Parker92-94pt
“The 2018 Le Marquis de Calon-Segur 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 creme 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!” by Robert Parker, LPB, 2019.

Legend has it, The Marquis de Segur is quoted as saying: “I make my wine at Lafite and Latour, but my heart is in Calon.” That famous saying lives forever on the label of Chateau Calon Segur, where the drawing of a heart is prominently featured on the logo.  It is the love of wine and the wine of love.

Description

About the winery:
Chateau Calon Segur name is derived from the old French word Calon which was boat used in the Middle Ages to transport timber from one side to the other of the Garonne, and from the Marquis de Segur who owned the Chateau in the early 18th century. The Third Classified Growth in the appellation of Saint-Estephe remained in Capbern-Gasqueton family throughout the 19th century until 2012. Chateau Calon-Segur continues to produce wines with an inimitable style marked by the typicity of the appellation.

After passing through generations, the estate became the property of the famous Marquis de Segur. de Segur is an important figure in Bordeaux history, not only for his ownership of numerous top Bordeaux estates of the day, (he also owned Lafite and Latour) but de Segur is credited with uttering the words that spawned the idea behind the heart-shaped logo of Calon Segur…

Additional information

Weight 48 oz
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 17 in
Custom Label 0