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Les Pagodes De Cos 2010

Les Pagodes De Cos 2010

Ref: A038310

Second Wine of Cos d'Estournel

"Probably the best second wine ever made at Cos (although the 2009 should not be discounted), the 2010 Les Pagodes de Cos is a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon and 38% Merlot finishing at 14% natural alcohol. This wine exhibits beautiful, silky tannins as well as sweet, rich mulberry and black currant fruit with hints of spring flowers, licorice and subtle toast. A full-bodied, opulent and -ideal- second wine, most people who have tasted it would probably agree that it is actually better than many vintages of Cos d-Estournel from the 1960s and 1970s. Drink it over the next 10-15 years. These are two terrific wines from Cos d'Estournel. Proprietor Michel Reybier will have to continue his great success over the next decade without his top lieutenant, Jean-Guillaume Prats, who has taken another job, but the estate seems to be in superlative condition, and at the very top of its game" Parker

Les Pagodes de Cos is, strictly speaking, Cos d’Estournel’s “second wine”. The vines that produce it are eventually used for the “Grand Vin” which is an 1855 Grand Cru Classé. They are grown on the same terroir and are treated in the same way.

They are simply younger and their roots have yet to grow to their full depth in the gravelly soil. Powerful, very aromatic, long on the palate, with a very persistent finish, Les Pagodes de Cos is a wine of refinement and pleasure, to be drunk within ten years of its bottling at the château.

Cabernet Sauvignon 62% Merlot 38%

 Contains Sulphites

Region France - Bordeaux - St. Estphe

Grape Cabernet-Sauvignon/Merlot

Producer Chteau Cos d'Estournel

Vintage 2010

Eco Warrior  0

Colour Red

Dryness Dry

Body Medium Full Bodied

Food Beef/Pork/Game

Drink Best laid down

Price: 73.09

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