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106 Ratings
Chateau Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estèphe 2ème Grand Cru Classé

Wine Description

(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
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/11/2012
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) "Loads of currant and blackberry, with hints of Indian spices. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Round and generous for the vintage. Best after 2011. 15,000 cases made."
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
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    (2004 Vintage)