2011 Saint-Estephe 2e Cru Classe from Bordeaux
Cos d’Estournel vineyard stretches over 91 hectares and grows vines averaging 35 years old. The 2011 Chateau Cos d’Estournel is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc.
The fruity and harmonized wine from Saint-Estephe appellation reveals an intense ruby hue and luscious black fruits on the nose. The palate offers spicy flavours -pepper, vanilla, and liquorice. The long and creamy texture coats the palate with a combination of strength and elegance, as well as beautiful silky tannins.
The 2011 Cos d’Estournel exhibits a dense ruby/purple color and sweet, toasty, oaky notes intermixed with floral and forest floor characteristics. The complex aromatics suggest this is a top success in 2011. In the mouth, the wine is slightly more compact than one would find in a great vintage, such as 2009 and 2010, but it has impressive richness for the vintage as well as light to moderate tannin and admirable purity. It will benefit from 2-5 years of cellaring, and should keep for 15-20 years. Only 30% of the production was utilized for Cos D’Estournel, a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc.
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