2000 Cos d'Estournel - Les Pagodes de Cos 750ml

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Collector 90
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Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 91
Author: Jito72
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 11/24/2014
Drink Dates: 2008-2020
This is ready to drink, mature but still lively. Medium to full body, nice finish...just as it is ...a little Cos from a great vintage. Enjoy now!

Rating: 90
Author: RDV
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 07/13/2014

Rating: 88
Author: Ellca
Trust Rating: 90
Tasted On: 11/17/2012
Drink Dates:
tastes flat in 2012

Average rating: 91, based on 3 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

1025 bottles owned by 279 collectors.

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About This Producer


Classified as a Second Growth Bordeaux estate, Chateau Cos d'Estournel is without doubt, one of the top producers in the St. Estephe appellation, producing complex and intense, full-bodied wines. The chateau is often referred to as "super second," meaning that it produces wines at a quality nearing that of the First Growth houses. Cos d'Estournel wines contain a large amount of Merlot (40%), one of the highest percentages in the region, in fact; this gives the wines their wonderful fleshy, chewy texture. The chateau itself is a very unusual pagoda style building which was built by the 19th century owner Louis-Gaspard d'Estournel. The building is featured on the bottle label, making it easy to spot in the Bordeaux section. The estate also produces a second wine called Les Pagodes de Cos.

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Wine Varietal: Bordeaux Blend


Six varieties are permitted to be used in a red Bordeaux blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot, and, less frequently, Carmenere. Each lends a specific characteristic to the finished blends, most of which are dominated by large percentages of either Cabernet Sauvignon, which brings aromatics and age-ability, or Merlot, which adds softness and body. In the Bordeaux region, Cabernet blends are found on the Left Bank and Merlot on the Right.

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