1970 Château Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe
148 Ratings
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148 Ratings
1970 Château Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) Number 2 of Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines! "This wine puts on weight and grows in stature every time I go back to it. In fact, from the bottle it was better than ever. A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, and 2% Cabernet Franc, the 2000 Cos d'Estournel suffers only in comparison with its successor, the 2001. Deep bluish purple in color with a reticent but emerging bouquet of cedar, licorice, blueberry, cassis, vanilla, and lead pencil shavings, this medium-bodied, slightly sinewy...

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Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 105 on Jun-96