2016 Chateau Cos d'Estournel - Saint-Estèphe - 1 Magnum (1.5L)

Description
2016 Chateau Cos d'Estournel - Saint-Estèphe - 1 Magnum (1.5L)
Red wine - France - 100/100 points, Robert Parker

Perfect bottle from my wine cellar at 14°C
Shipping with Insurance only to Europe.
Robert Parker - 100/100 :
The 2016 Cos d'Estournel is blended of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Franc aged in 65% new and 35% two-year-old French oak for 15 months. Bottled in July 2018, it is deep garnet-purple colored and starts off a little closed and reticent, opening out slowly and seductively to reveal beautiful lilacs, rose hip tea, crushed stones and camphor nuances over a core of crème de cassis, kirsch, wild blueberries and mocha plus wafts of incense and wood smoke. The palate is simply electric, charged with an energy and depth of flavors that seem to defy the elegance and ethereal nature of its medium-bodied weight, featuring super ripe, densely pixelated tannins that firmly frame the myriad of fruit and floral sparks, finishing with epic length. Just. Magic.
Drink : 2024 - 2068

Lot details
Type
Red wine
Vintage
2016
Producer, Name of wine
Chateau Cos d'Estournel
Number of bottles
1
Bottle size
Magnum (1.5L)
Country
France
Region
Saint-Estèphe
Fill Level
Bordeaux bottle type, neck fill level
Label Condition
Fully intact, readable label
Capsule/Cork condition
Fully intact metal capsule
Critic Score
100/100 points, Robert Parker
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