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Cos d'Estournel, Saint Estephe, Bordeaux 2005

FRANCE
  • $420.00
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CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MERLOT, CABERNET FRANC, and BLEND
EARTHY & COMPLEX
SUSTAINABLE FARMING
CRITIC SCORE 90+ and COLLECTIBLE & CELLAR-WORTHY

Classified as a Second Growth (Deuxièmes Cru). 

  • Variety: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc
  • Terroir: Clay, Gravel. The northernmost village appellation of the Médoc, Saint-Estèphe is nestled between the Gironde Estuary and the Atlantic Ocean. Cos d'Estournel is located at the southern part of the village, bordering Pauillac.
  • Vinification: Stainless steel, low temperature fermentation. Gravity flow, modern winery.
  • Aging: 18 months, approximately 50-60% new french oak.
  • Tasting Notes: Cos d'Estournel 2005 reveals exceptional harmony. A dazzling capable of providing great emotions in tasting today. It is a wine of impressive aromatic complexity, where aromatic power and velvety combine, with great length. It offers remarkable aging potential, but can be appreciated today with all its brilliance” , explains Dominique Arangoits, Technical Director.  The youngest wines, after 2000, can be poured into a carafe at least 2 hours before tasting. Indeed, it may be necessary to channel their passion, and airing will allow them to express their full potential