Lot 52

CHÂTEAU CALON-SÉGUR 1996 (2) CHÂTEAU CALON-SÉGUR 1995 (2) 94 WA


CHÂTEAU CALON-SÉGUR 1996 (2) SAINT-ESTÈPHE. 3IÈME CRU CLASSÉ CHÂTEAU CALON-SÉGUR 1995 (2) SAINT-ESTÈPHE. 3IÈME CRU CLASSÉ U. 2 BN. THE PALATE IS MEDIUM-BODIED WITH SUPPLE TANNIN, IMPRESSIVE DEPTH AND BACKBONE, THE SECOND HALF HAVING MELLOWED IN RECENT YEARS, RENDERING THIS APPROACHABLE; HINTS OF SECONDARY TRUFFLE AND SMOKE NOTES EMERGING WITH AERATION. IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL YEARS SINCE I LAST TASTED THIS WINE, BUT IT IS ONE THAT SEEMS TO BECOME MORE AND MORE IMPRESSIVE WITH AGE. ROBERT PARKER RIGHTLY LAUDED THIS CALON-SÉGUR AT THE TIME OF RELEASE. TWENTY YEARS ON, IT IS FULFILLING ALL ITS PROMISE. TASTED MARCH 2015. 94 WA 4 BTS. PER LOT $400 - $600




Price Realised: $1032



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