Echoing the style of Cos d’Estournel, Pagodes de Cos 2015 maintains its own distinct personality. The 2015 vintage is fruity and explosive, with a silky aromatic signature. Intense, refined and deep, it is perfectly balanced and voluptuous, a highly enjoyable wine. With satisfying notes of ripe fruit and fresh notes of spice, Pagodes de Cos 2015 is a glorious, balanced wine filled with promise. Pagodes de Cos 2015 is made from 75% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 23,5% of Merlot and 1,5 % of Cabernet Franc.
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2015 Pagodes de Cos is a blend of 46.2% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5.8% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot that will be matured in 30% new barrels. It has a generous bouquet of earthy, sous-bois-tinged black fruit, delineated if not as intense as the 2014 I recall from 12 months ago. The palate is medium-bodied and shows a little more sophisticated than the aromatics, principally because of the appealing fineness of the tannin and how well the oak is enmeshed into the fruit. That lends it a smooth and silky texture, and I suggest that after 2-3 years in bottle, this should drink nicely for up to another decade.