The Cos d'Estournel estate extends over 91 hectares. This 2nd classified growth of Saint-Estephe contains a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. The wine is aged in barrels, 70% of which are of new oak.
At tasting, the nose of this wine reveals many aromas, especially notes of graphite, crushed stone, blackberry and blackcurrant. On the palate, the Chateau Cos d'Estournel 2012 is rather full-bodied, structured, but with well-integrated tannins and a long finish. Its great aging potential makes it possible to keep this wine until 2022 or even later.
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