2004 Chateau Calon-Segur, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Estephe
Closed but quite oaky, black cherry fruit. Rich, svelte, concentrated, big, ripe tannins, spice and vigour, well-balanced black fruits. Drink 2010-20.
Superb deep colour, lush and seductive fruit, really fine with silky tannins, fragrant and perfumed, a beautiful wine in a pure, elegant style. Drink 2010-40. (18.5 points)
Fine deep colour, really finely extracted Cabernet fruit, lovely finely grained texture with great purity, elegance, finesse and length, a beautiful wine. Drink 2010-25. (18.5 points)