cos d estournel 1985

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90-94 / 100

Very good


Condition Good

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228,00 € tax incl. 190,00 € tax excl.
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Cos d'Estournel 1985 is a fairly fragrant, smooth and unctuous wine thanks to its thick texture. A warm classified growth, to be shared. The Cos d'Estournel is of great finesse with well-integrated tannins.

Avis d'expert
5 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent

(10-2000) A lovely wine. For me a perfect Cos, even from the start. This is what a claret is all about. Drink now or keep it five-ten years.

94 / 100
Jeannie Cho Lee
Jeannie Cho Lee


93 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(03-2009) Tasted at the Cos d’Estournel dinner at St. John. Compared to the ’82, this is obviously lighter and less complex, aromas of smoky bacon crisps, chestnut, charcoal and autumn bonfire. A little dusty but it has good definition. Medium-bodied on the palate, very smooth, much fleshier than the ’86, very seductive although it does not aspire to be an intellectual wine. Yet it has that caressing texture, touches of wild strawberry, liquorice and saddle-leather towards the finish and a dash of white pepper on the aftertaste. A comely Saint Estephe, although it will not get any better. Drink now-2015. Tasted March 2009.

93 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

(09-1996) Dark, rich and deeply concentrated. California-like, with its opulent coffee, herb, cedar, currant, coffee, mineral and spice flavors. Reaching a nice drinking plateau, but has substance, depth and a long, full finish.

Vintage Wine 1985
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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