2020 Marquis de Calon Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

DC 93 JS 93 JA 93 JD 93 JL 93 WE 93 VN 92
DC 93

Decanter, February 2023

Fresh berries, quite ripe and forward on the nose, more fruity with some chocolate and cinnamon notes. Super-high acidity, really quite mouthwatering on initial impact, this has a nice weight and balance in the mouth, a...
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, January 2023

Fresh blackberries, blackcurrants, graphite, chocolate and spearmint on the nose. Medium to full body, with sleek and well-integrated tannins. Fruity and approachable for the appellation, with a cool, minty finish. Second...
JA 93

janeanson.com, November 2022

This is well built, stacked with tannins, luxurious and dripping in cocoa bean, dark chocolate, blackberry and damson fruits. Clear edge of power and smoked cedar oak. Around 53% of overall production, 33hl/h yield, 30%...
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

The second wine of Château Calon Ségur, the 2020 Le Marquis De Calon Ségur is unquestionably noteworthy. A blend of 54% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Cabernet Franc, it spent 17 months in 30% new French...
JL 93

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2023

This baby Calon Segur, with all of its spice, leafy tobacco, currants and herbs is already hitting the spot. Medium-bodied, vibrant and fresh with layers of sweet, ripe, red pit fruits and a touch of spicy cocoa is...
WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, April 2023

This second wine has firm tannins and ripe black fruits. It certainly has the density and structure of classic Saint-Estèphe, giving a wine that has weight and needs time to develop. Drink from 2027. - Roger Voss
VN 92

Vinous, February 2023

Time and élevage have been kind to the 2020 Le Marquis de Calon Ségur. Silky, plush and inviting, the Marquis is showing so well today. Super-ripe dark cherry, plum, espresso, mocha and incense all meld together in a...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Estephe
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 15%
Closure Cork

The 2020 Marquis de Calon is a Bordeaux Blend from the esteemed region of Bordeaux, France. This red wine showcases the expertise and craftsmanship of the renowned producer, Marquis de Calon. With its rich heritage and commitment to quality, Marquis de Calon has created a wine that truly represents the essence of the St Estephe sub-region.

In the glass, the Marquis de Calon displays a deep, ruby-red color that is captivating and enticing. The aromas that waft from the glass are nothing short of mesmerizing. Fresh blackberries and blackcurrants take center stage, accompanied by notes of graphite, chocolate, and spearmint. This complex bouquet is a true testament to the wine's craftsmanship and the unique characteristics of the region.

On the palate, the Marquis de Calon is medium to full-bodied, with sleek and well-integrated tannins. The fruitiness of the wine is immediately apparent, offering a delightful and approachable experience. As the wine unfolds, a cool, minty finish emerges, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication. It is worth noting that the Marquis de Calon is the second wine of Calon Segur, a highly esteemed estate, making this wine a true gem in its own right.

The critics have also been captivated by the Marquis de Calon. James Suckling awarded it an impressive score of 93, praising its fruity and approachable nature, suggesting that it will be even better after 2024. Jeff Leve also gave it a score of 93, noting its vibrant and fresh characteristics, making it a perfect wine to enjoy while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop.

Decanter awarded the Marquis de Calon a score of 93, describing it as lively and accessible, with a nice playfulness and good push from start to finish. Jeb Dunnuck also gave it a score of 93, highlighting its terrific purity and silky tannins. Vinous awarded it a score of 92, praising its silkiness and inviting nature.

Overall, the 2020 Marquis de Calon is a wine that beautifully represents the St Estephe sub-region of Bordeaux. With its complex aromas, well-integrated tannins, and approachable nature, it is a wine that can be enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment. Whether you are a seasoned wine aficionado or a curious beginner, the Marquis de Calon is a wine that is sure to impress and delight.