Le Marquis de Calon Segur 2015
Deep garnet purple, this medium bodied Bordeaux red from Château Calon Ségur 2015 is a blend of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot. The 2nd Wine of Chateau Salon Segur, 3rd Growth in the St Estèphe, Bordeaux region, this bottle is aged for 17 months, with 50% having rested in new oak barrels, it makes for a smooth, rich wine rich in balsamic alongside fragrant tobacco, savoury truffle and dark berries.
About the Lesser Known Region
Saint-Estephe is located further away from the Garonne river, and the soil here is far less gravelly than in the southern part of Haut-Medoc. Instead, a heavy clay base dominates this area, resulting in poorer-draining soils, delayed ripening and higher acidity levels in the wine.