1990 Château Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe1 Rating
1990 Château Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe
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Wine.comWeather conditions were perfect. It is unusual to have three very great vintages one after the other with quite different styles. 1990 is better structured than 1989 and more tender than 1988. There is a particularly striking harmony between the Merlot and the Cabernet-Sauvignon. Very dark color. Intense, fruity, roasted bouquet, with hints of caramel, spices, nutmeg, sandalwood and menthol. Imposing in the mouth, perfectly well structured, well bred and brilliant. Soft, compact tannin. Silky, pe...
Wine AdvocateRating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 109 on Feb-97
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Vintage ChartRating for France-Bordeaux-Saint-Estèphe: 98 (excellent)
Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now