Château Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe
152 Ratings
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152 Ratings
Château Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe

Wine Details

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

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...

Varietal

Bordeaux Blend

Style

Red

Region

France

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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    96 Wine Spectator, 91 Robert Parker

    almost 3 years
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    2, 96 Wine Spectator, 91 Parker

    almost 3 years
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    96 Wine Spectator, 91 Parker

    almost 3 years
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    96 Wine Spectator, 91 Parker

    almost 3 years
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    WS 96

    almost 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2003
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/20/2010
  • Wine Advocate