Chateau Cos d'Estournel 2002

Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France

Price: $119.00
Item No. 86393
  • WS93
  • RP93
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • WE96
  • ST93
  • JS93
  • 1986
  • WS93
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2000 vintage of this wine was ranked #2 on the Wine Spectator's Top 10 Wines of 2003

An exceptional year. Small harvest. A wine of great intensity expressing both strength and fineness. A very complex bouquet: ripe red fruits, spices with floral notes. Long and voluptuous tanins. A well-balanced wine with a big potential for long keeping. Maturity: 2012 to 2030.

Learn About Chateau Cos d'Estournel Map ItMap It

Chateau Cos d'Estournel is a Grand Cru vineyard located in St. Estephe. Its oriental facade is adorned with three pagoda turrets, all cast in a soft golden sandstone. Chateau Cos d'Estournel today covers 170 acres separated from Chateau Lafite, along the southern edge, by the stream between St. Estephe and Pauillac. The gravelly soil, over a flint, limestone and silicate subsoil...

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Learn About St. Estephe

(saint ess-TEFF) Rugged Northerner St.-Estephe is the northernmost of the 4 communes hugging the Dordogne river in the Northern Haut-Medoc area of Bordeaux. While the appellation has no premier crus (first growths) of its own, it's southernmost chateau, Cos d'Estournel, is a highly acclaimed second growth, geographically separated from the famed Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac by...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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Winemaker's Notes The 2000 vintage of this wine was ranked #2 on the Wine Spectator's Top 10 Wines of 2003 ...
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