1998 Cos d'Estournel

Cos d'Estournel

88Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
88
Critic Notes

Bottled in April, 2000, this elegant, stylish, graceful wine is an attractive, dark ruby/purple-colored effort with subtle notes of sweet oak, licorice, herbs, and black fruits. While not massive, it is medium-bodied and ripe, with sweet tannin. Forty-eight percent of the production was utilized in this blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2018. Apr 2001, www.robertparker.com

Score: 88-/100Robert Parker

Slightly herbal, with dried rosemary and mint underneath the blackberry character on the nose. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and a light finish. A little diluted. Not a great Cos.¿'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Drink now. 20,830 cases made. James Suckling, Wine Spectator 2009

Score: 87-/100Wine Spectator
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Estephe
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Estephe
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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