Cos D'estournel

1990 Cos D'estournel Cos d'Estournel

  • Classification:
    2nd growth
  • Color:
    Red
  • Appellation:
    Saint Estephe
  • Volume:
    0.75L
  • Grape Type:
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • Packaging:
    Loose
  • Stock Location:
    France
€205
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Wine Critics Notes:

Vinous - Score: 95 (Oct. 2018)

The 1990 Cos d’Estournel is a vintage that I have not tasted for several years. I have always had a soft spot for the 1990. It does not disappoint with gorgeous scents of clove, bay leaf, and warm gravel that are almost Pomerol-like in style. The palate is fresh and lively. This 1990 is very well balanced and eschews the warmth of that summer and allows the terroir to shine. It grips the mouth and offers black truffle and sage towards the slightly grainy textured finish that lingers on the palate. What a sublime Cos d’Estournel. Well-kept bottles will be giving immense pleasure although, you can envisage this lasting another fifteen years, possibly twenty. Tasted at the Cos d’Estournel vertical at the property.