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  • Country ranking ?

    1 492
  • Producer ranking ?

    51
  • Decanting time

    1h
  • When to drink

    Now
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

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The Story

Fifty-five hectares (136 acres) at the time of the 1855 classification, fifty-five hectares today: the estate is a rare example of consistency of terroir over the centuries.

The vineyard is made up of one single block adjacent to the village of Saint-Estèphe. Unique in the Médoc, it is completely surrounded by a stone wall. Inside, closest to the château, this “enclos” groups together the most famous plots of Calon.

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Tasting note

color

Deep and Cherry Red

ending

Long, Lingering and Vibrant

flavors

Blackcurrant, Toasty and Cigar-box

nose

Open, Ripe and Generous

taste

Average in Acidity, Medium tannin, Balanced, Well-Integrated, Well-structured, Medium-bodied, Harmonious, Elegant, Full and Silky tannins

Verdict

Full-bodied and Sophisticated

Written Notes

Rather dark cherry colour. Medium strong, developed nose with classic ripe fruit hints. Mature, medium-full taste characterised by medium acidity, ripe, full and elegant tannins and fairly strong fruitiness. On the whole a very balanced wine matured with style; expect it to live long.
  • 88p
Bottom neck fill, cork shows sign of seepage. Ruby, brick rim. Fresh nose, minerals, cassis, bell peppers, hibiscus, gorgeous and focused nose. Focused palate as well, fresh acidity, ripe tannins, towards tight, layered and nuanced. 92
  • 92p
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Origin

St.Estephe, Bordeaux
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