*6R* 2010 Chateau Cos d'Estournel Saint-Estephe (Bordeaux, FR)

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Weight: 6R

Varietal: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon  19% Merlot   2% Cabernet Franc   1% Petit Verdot

Region: Saint-Estephe, Bordeaux, France

99 Points, The Wine Advocate

Drink Date: 2024 - 2060

"Deep garnet in color, the 2010 Cos d'Estournel unfurls slowly, measuredly, releasing delicate notes of dried mulberries, stewed plums and blackcurrant pastilles before giving way to notions of potpourri, black cherry compote and chocolate box plus touches of dried sage, tobacco and new leather. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has a rock-solid foundation of very firm, grainy tannins and very lively acidity supporting the remarkable intensity of tightly wound fruit layers, finishing very long and fragrant. Give it another 4-5 years in bottle and this will be stunning!"- Lisa Perotti-Brown, Wine Advoate