This wine will be featured during Saturday’s Legends of Bordeaux and Napa Tasting.
Producer’s Tasting Note: Despite the oppressive heat during the harvest, berries were able to maintain a great freshness, while providing an exceptional richness. This perfect balance between liveliness and precision of the fruit signify a wine that beautifully stands out. Its flamboyant nose, its fresh and warm finale both impress, as much as fabulous persistence of its aromas that reveal themselves in crescendo.
Critic Tasting Note: “A dense and powerful wine as always with very ripe fruit yet an underlying freshness and complexity with tobacco, dried fruit and fresh spices such as lemon grass and Thai basil. Layered and long. ” 98 Points, James Suckling, 10/2015
Producer Description: The call of faraway lands. As mysterious and intriguing as a lone adventurer returning from a solitary sail, Cos d’Estournel is slow to reveal itself. Little by little, it evokes stories of distant places, market stalls brimming with unfamiliar fruits, spices and wares, village festivities warmed by the joy of revelers and the setting sun, and sumptuous visions of ladies and their voluptuous curves. A myriad of scents, colors and tastes appeals to the senses. The Grand Vin of Cos d’Estournel is both demure and deliberately sensuous, a fascinating and elegant nectar.