1997 CHÂTEAU COS D’ESTOURNEL 1997

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
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85-89 / 100

Good

1997 CHÂTEAU COS D’ESTOURNEL 1997

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
76,00 € tax incl. 63,33 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
2-(11-2001)
I was taken by the wine's glorious young fruit in April 1998. Crisp. Oaky. Most recently one of the deepest and most intense of the 1997s at the MW tasting. Nose a bit unknit but rich on the palate with dry finish.
88 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(9-2007)
87 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(4-2000)
Forty percent of the harvest made it into this flattering, delicious wine with abundant charm and herb-tinged, blackberry and cherry fruit. A dark ruby color is accompanied by a medium-bodied, appealing St.-Estephe.
89 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(1-2000)
Serious concentration of fruit in this wine, with plenty of chocolate and berry character and a hint of dried herbs on the nose. Full- to medium-bodied, with plenty of fruit and a velvety texture.
Features
Vintage 1997
Rating 85-89
Classification Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Estèphe
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price Less than 100 €
Château Cos d'Estournel
Country France
Château informations
Cos d'Estournel
Cos d\'Estournel
The Chateau 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 Grand Cru in the classification of 1855. Cos Gascon means hill of stones. Cos d'Estournel is situated on a mound of clay mixed with limestone. The excess of stone, specific to Cos, therefore forces the vines to plunge deeper to draw its nees from the soil. Lack of water makes great wines and the wines of Cos benefit very well. The 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. They are densely planted at 9000 vines / ha. Only vines more than twenty years old will be used for the top wine. Harvesting is done manually. The assembly of Cos varies annually. Full maturity of Cos wines is only achieved after 10-30 years, with exceptional longevity for the best years. A neighbor of Château Lafite Rothschild, Cos is a great wine in the classic tradition of the most prestigious Bordeaux of the Medoc. The winery produces 200 000-380 000 bottles per year... Cos produces a second wine called ThePagodes of Cos, from vines aged less than twenty years.

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