Saint Estèphe’s 3rd Classified Growth, Château Calon Ségur is an example of consistency both in its wines and in its terroir: 55 hectares at the time of its classification in 1855, 55 hectares in 2015, 160 years later. Cabernet Sauvignon represents 75% of the blend and is the backbone of the Château’s wines. On this great terroir of Saint-Estèphe, the power is acquired, no need to add, the great wine of Calon Segur is the image of its terroir: rare, authentic, moving. With great naturalness, it reveals both great sweetness and exceptional intensity. All the magic of Calon lies in this balance. The second wine of the property, Marquis de Calon is a different expression of the terroir. With an average of 75% Merlot in the blends, it is an immediately accessible wine, solar and velvety. It enjoys a careful aging of 17 months, with a third of new barrels. 12 Bouteilles recommend you to pay attention to this 2nd wine, Marquis de Calon which is a safe bet.