ready-improve2008 Cos d'Estournel, St Estèphe

Product: HK232B
  • Wine Advocate
  • Ready, but will improve


The medium to deep garnet colored 2008 Cos d'Estournel is blended of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Pow! The nose explodes with notes of baked cherries, preserved plums, fried herbs, beef drippings and warm cassis with wafts of wood smoke, salami and tobacco leaf. Medium-bodied, the palate is elegant and earthy/savory in character, sporting beautifully ripe, grainy tannins and bags of freshness, finishing on a lingering mineral note. Drink 2018-2035.

{region}St Estèphe{region}
{maturity-text}Ready, but will improve{maturity-text}
[]Wine Advocate:: 95/100

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Bottle Price 75cl $1,165