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…