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2009 Cos d'Estournel

ITEM 7959056 - Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar

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mtorrese… 1 $305 $305
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Item Sold Amount Date
I7959056 2 $305 Sep 26, 2021
I7947229 1 $370 Sep 12, 2021
I7947229 2 $350 Sep 12, 2021
I7940339 2 $310 Sep 5, 2021
I7926394 1 $310 Aug 22, 2021
I7903374 3 $300 Jul 25, 2021
I7886672 1 $315 Jul 11, 2021
I7875092 1 $300 Jun 27, 2021
I7858957 5 $315 Jun 13, 2021
I7853296 1 $280 Jun 6, 2021
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RATINGS

100Robert M. Parker Jr.

One of the greatest young wines I have ever tasted,...The wine hits the palate with extraordinary purity, balance and intensity as well as perfect equilibrium, and a seamless integration of tannin, acidity, wood and alcohol...

100James Suckling

What a fabulous nose of currants, raspberries & Indian spices. Nutmeg & clover. Full-bodied with an amazing precision & superb compacted fruit. Endless. Laser guided. Shows such intensity. Decadent & rich... Mystical wine. Dense, yet agile.

97Wine Spectator

This is a stunner, with gloriously ripe, succulent cassis, blackberry and fig fruit flavors backed by extra notes of plum cake, blueberry confiture and roasted wood spice. On the back half, the iron spine takes over on the hard-driving...

92+ Stephen Tanzer

...Fat, lush, saline and sweet, conveying an impression of extreme port-like ripeness. Huge, mouth-saturating flavors of dark berries and chocolate. Not heavy but doesn't exactly dance on the palate...

17.5Jancis Robinson

Blackish crimson. Vibrant colour. Heady and round and dramatic. Definitely makes a play for your attention! A youthful wine still dominated by tannins. First-growth structure. Bone dry. Classic-issimo...

PRODUCER

Cos d'Estournel

Chateau Cos d’Estournel is a Second Growth Bordeaux according to the Bordeaux classification of 1855. Located in St.-Estephe, the chateau includes 160 acres of vineyards planted to 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. The average age of the vines is 35 years. Founded in the 18th century by Louis Gaspard d’Estournel, the chateau’s wines were so admired in the 19th century that they were in demand all over the world. The chateau was bought and sold many times during the late 19th and 20th centuries, and in 2000 it was acquired by Michel Reybier, under whose direction the chateau has continued its climb to excellence. Robert M. Parker Jr. has noted that Cos d’Estournel “has been particularly successful in difficult vintages” and “remains impeccably managed.” Some 200,000 bottles of the signature Cos d’Estournel are produced each year.

REGION

France, Bordeaux, St.-Estephe

Saint-Estèphe is in the northern Médoc, on the left bank of the Gironde River. Although it has no First Growth estates, its five Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Growth châteaux are notable, and, in recent decades, have become favorites with reviewers and consumers. Some reviewers also note that the appellation is today making excellent Cru Bourgeois wines, which frequently offer good value. There are 3,404 acres of vineyards and a variety of soil types, from gravelly soil to soil with significant sand or clay. The two Second Growth Châteaux in St.-Estephe are Cos d’Estournel and Montrose. The Third Growth Calon-Ségur is widely admired. The principal grapes grown are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.