cos d estournel 1966

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Very good


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97 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(12-2002) Lucid brick/ruby colour. Stunning ripe rounded nose: roasted herbs, gamey. Lovely plump palate akin to the Cos d'Estournel 1982. Superb balance - this caresses the palate with so much ripeness! Even better than the Firsts Growths. Classic Cos d'Estournel - an absolute gem. 

4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(02-1998) It was really worth it for the bouquet was wonderfully fragrant, cedary, tea-like; sweet, delicious, easy and charming yet with a sustainning core. 

93 / 100
Jean-Marc Quarin
Jean-Marc Quarin

(09-1997) Round and suave mouth, very melted, long and refined, with spices on the finish and a tannin that we suck.

92 / 100

(2012) The 1966 Cos d’Estournel exemplifies the vintage with great elegance. The nose smells of fresh fruit, making the wine seem much younger than its almost 50 years, and slightly floral. Beautiful and intoxicating. To the mouth the wine has a pure acidity that carries it for a long time. What it lacks in roundness it makes up for in concentration of acidity and length of trajectory. A specific style of Bordeaux that is difficult to find today. A real pleasure!

Vintage Wine 1966
Classification Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Estèphe
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château Cos D'Estournel
Country France
Château informations
Château Cos D'Estournel

Château Cos D\'Estournel

The Château Cos d'Estournel is a vineyard of 67 hectares, located in Saint-Estephe in the Gironde. Cos d'Estournel is an AOC in the Medoc which is part of the Saint-Estephe appellation and classed a Second Growth in the official classification of Medoc wines in 1855The vines are 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and a small percentage of Cabernet Franc. The vineyards spread over thirty plots that average 35 years old. The Château Cos d'Estournel also produces a second wine called Les Pagodes de Cos, from vines aged less than twenty years.

The best vintages are 2003, the vintage of 20001996 wines, crus classés of 1995, the vintage 1994. Then, the vintage of 1990 and 1986, wines of 1985, and the grand crus classés of 1982 and are exceptional.

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