Cos d’Estournel  2016 – Saint-Estèphe, Cru Classé

Cos d’Estournel  2016 – Saint-Estèphe, Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, beautifully elegant, racy and offers power, richness as well as energy. It reveals notes of cassis, cherry and small notes of owers (lilac, lily, violet) associated with discreet hints of red fruits as well as an imper- ceptible hint of gray pepper. The palate is racy, well-balanced and offers a beautiful elegance/ nesse, a very beautiful structure very discreetly tight, a good de nition, a beautiful juiciness, a beautiful guideline/energy, suavity, a beautiful matter, opulence (full in elegance), a very beautiful delicacy, a beau- tiful nesse of the grain, silkiness as well as a mineral frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of black cherry, blackberry and small notes of eshy/ crushed cassis associated with small touches of crunchy/fresh raspberry, small crunchy/juicy red berries, violet/ owers, discreet hints of spices, very discreet hints of chocolate, Bourbon vanilla, caramelization, cardamom, sweet spices as well as an imperceptible hint of nut and almond. Tannins are ne, elegant and structuring. A very beautiful wine!

 

Note (Score): 19.5/20

Note (Score): 99/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)