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2001 Cos d'Estournel Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - St Estephe - Red - Second Growth

France - Bordeaux - St Estephe

Red Bordeaux Blend - Second Growth
Producer Notes

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... More »

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93
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2009-2019
Bid
20 for sale
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 114
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Matt
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Tasted On 08/21/2014
Drink Dates 2014-2030
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Author NC
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.852%
Tasted On 03/21/2013
Drink Dates 2013-2018

One of the best 2001 Cos d'Estournel I have tasted. It is absolutely mature, no tanin and suberb. Enjoy!

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Author Frank K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.833%
Tasted On 11/28/2010

Seems to be hitting its peak. Well balanced, smooth tannins, drinking beautifully. Classical Cos, just as it should be...

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Author Conrad K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.372%
Tasted On 02/06/2010
Drink Dates 2008-2020

Delicious. Dark purple color followed by aromas of blueberry on the nose. Dark ripe fruit on the palate with cedar. Long finish. This is evolving nicely, and resembles Pavie.

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Author Stephen G41
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.084%
Tasted On 10/27/2009

Ready to round out, any day.

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Author gd10102
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 81.457%
Tasted On 09/30/2009
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Author JMC22
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Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.301%
Tasted On 07/17/2009
Drink Dates 2011-2030

Stewed cherry, hot, a ton of acid, and some vegetal qualities. This wine is balanced at a very high decibel level.

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Author PurpleTeeth
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.394%
Tasted On 07/11/2009
Drink Dates 2008-2018

Bold, fruity and assertive; bridges the gap between Old World and New World styles. Should please fans of both. Big bouquet right out of the bottle. Dark purple core, medium weight on the palate, with orange peel and currant on the 30-second finish. A joy to drink. Ready now, should provide pleasure for at least another decade. Best bottle of Cos I've had yet.

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Author Jeffrey M989
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.455%
Tasted On 01/15/2009
Drink Dates 2009-2020

Excellent wine. Good spice and fruit, long finish. Big, full-bodied wine with a lot of class. Great value compared to some of its peers.

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