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Cos D Estournel 2016 Bordeaux

  • Cos D Estournel 2016 Bordeaux

Cos D Estournel 2016 Bordeaux

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  • SKU #: 8457
  • $324.99


Cos D Estournel 2016 Bordeaux

  • Availability: In Stock
  • Quantity Available: 2
  • SKU #: 8457
  • $324.99


Cos D Estournel 2016 Bordeaux

The 2016 Cos d’Estournel was a bona fide showstopper out of barrel, the best that I had encountered in over 20 years of visiting the estate during en primeur, so my expectations were piled high when I returned to find out how it performs in bottle. Deep, almost opaque in color, it sports a very intense but broody bouquet with fathomless deep black fruit tinged with blueberry and violet. The aromas almost seem to envelop the senses. The palate is medium-bodied with ultra-fine tannin that I have never witnessed in any other vintage of Cos d’Estournel. There is a beguiling symmetry to this Saint-Estèphe, as well as unerring mineralité. The persistent, tobacco-tinged finish can be felt 60 second after the wine has departed. This is a monumental, benchmark Cos d’Estournel that will give not years but decades of pleasure, though I suspect it will close down for a period in its youth, hence my drinking window. 13.07% alcohol. 100 PointsNeal Martin, Vinous January 2019

This has a core of slightly exotic loganberry, plum and boysenberry fruit laced with singed spice, savory, lilac and incense notes, while a buried chalk-edged minerality sits in reserve. Very sleek, with a wonderfully long finish that lets the fruit and other elements shimmer. Best from 2025 through 2040. 96 Points Wine Spectator, March 2019

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