Cos (as it is abbreviated) was founded by Louis Gaspard d’Estournel in 1811. Louis was very forward-looking and not only marketed his wines widely around the world, but also bottled, labelled and sold his own wine from the chateau. India was a big market for the wines of Cos, hence the Asian design of the chateau itself. For a period Cos and its neighbour had the same owner - the Chamolue family - before being bought by Fernand Ginestet in the early 20th century. Fernand's grandchildren (having the surname Prats) were running the estate in the '90s when it was sold to the Merlaut family of the Taillan group: a short tenure, as they sold it on two years later to Michel Reybier. The winery has since been completely renovated.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £617.27
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"Blended of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot, the 2006 Cos d'Estournel is deep garnet colored with a touch of brick, opening with enticing scents of rosemary-crusted roast lamb, dried cherries, baked blackcurrants and mincemeat pie with touches of fallen leaves, cigar box and pencil lead. Medium-bodied, lively and elegantly played in the mouth, it has a firm backbone of chewy tannins and plenty of mineral accents on the long finish." Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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