2009 Calon-Ségur Saint-Estèphe

Château Calon-Ségur 2009 | Saint-Estèphe, 3ème Grand
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Domaine Calon-Ségur • Calon-Segur
Appellation: Saint-Estèphe
Cru 3ème Grand Cru Classé en 1855
Couleur: Rouge
Flaconnage: 75 cl
Région: Bordeaux
Millésime 2009
Note 94+
Source: Wine Advocate
Auteur Robert M. Parker, Jr.
A boire 2020-2050
Commentaire Tasted from an ex-château bottle at BI Wine & Spirits Calon-Segur dinner in London, the 2009 Calon Segur is cut from such a different cloth to the 2008, you might presume they are totally different châteaux! What they share in common is that they are both long-term propositions. This is an atypical 2009 in the sense that it remains one of the few that require patience. Sure, it has an opulent and intense bouquet with plenty more glycerine and warmth than the 2008, maintaining fine delineation, but you know there is more to come. The palate is full-bodied, powerful and almost viscous on the entry, bold but structured, especially towards the substantial finish that clams up tightly after 20-30 minutes. Punishment for jumping the gun? Hey, it's up to you, but there are many other Left Bank 2009s that you could enjoy within ten years of age before considering this excellent Saint Estèphe. Tasted March 2015.