2018 Cos d'Estournel (750ml) »FUTURES«

Cabernet Sauvignon from Saint-Estephe, Bordeaux, France

2018 Cos d'Estournel
98JS
96WS

The richness and beauty of this wine is impressive with blackcurrant, cherry, berry and fresh cloves. The fruit is so pure here. Full-bodied with tannins that are so integrated and refined that you don’t feel them, yet they are there! Very creamy and layered with great length and beauty. It turns to tar and licorice at the finish. Tight now, but the texture is special. Try after 2027.

98 points, James Suckling (Mar 2021)

This is a bird of a different feather, with a ripe, sleek, and very polished feel as creamed loganberry, plum and boysenberry flavors spill forth, flanked for support by singed alder and incense notes, while black tea and savory threads curl around the finish. Long, showy and lovely. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Best from 2024 through 2038. 16,600 cases made.

96 points, James Molesworth, Wine Spectator (Mar 2021)

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%
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$189.88
This is a Futures item. 2018 futures will begin arriving in 2021. 52 bottles available.

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