2019 Marquis de Calon (St-Estephe)

St-Estephe, Medoc, Bordeaux FRANCE
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93 points, Jane Anson, decanter.com, June 2020
90-92 points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, robertparker.com, June 2020
91-93 points, Neal Martin, vinous.com, June 2020
89 points, Jean-Marc Quarin, quarin.com, June 2020
17 points, James Lawther MW, jancisrobinso

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Media Reviews

Jane Anson

Gorgeously plump blackberry and damson fruit here, high impact with chewy tannins that build through the palate and give an impression of confidence and pleasure. A clear crowd pleaser, with cocoa bean and chocolate shavings, no need to wait too long to approach. 30% new oak. 93 points

Lisa Perrotti-Brown

Deep purple-black colored, the 2019 Le Marquis de Calon-Ségur wafts out of the glass with fragrant potpourri, garrigue and Darjeeling tea scents over a core of redcurrant jelly, plum preserves and blackcurrant pastilles plus a touch of cracked black pepper. The full-bodied palate has a rock-solid frame of grainy tannins with loads of freshness supporting the crunchy black fruits, finishing long and savory. 90-92 points

Neal Martin

The 2019 Le Marquis de Calon Ségur comes sprinting out of the blocks on the nose with powerful blackberry, iodine and pressed iris petals, a little "in ya face" at first but with aeration develops commendable cohesion. The palate is medium-bodied with crunchy black fruit laced with pencil lead, very harmonious with a precise and persistent finish. This is surely the best second label from Calon Ségur to date. 91-93 points

James Lawther MW

More measured and approachable than stablemate Capbern. Juicy and lifted on the nose and palate, the aromas running to cassis and dark fruits. Fine tannins and freshness provide the balance. 17 points

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