jamessuckling.com, 94 points: A red with very deep and intense fruit character, yet rich tannins to back it all up. Full-bodied, layered and powerful. The second wine of Cos d’Estournel is serious again in 2016. Try from 2025.
Decanter, 95 points: My overall favourite, as it displays such personality, gourmandise and freshness. Combines elegance, smoothness, lift on the finish, which is floral, without falling into a modern ‘glossy’ trap. Worth the higher price.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 93 points: (WA91-93 points) The 2016 Chateau Laffitte Carcasset offers attractive cedar infused black fruit on the nose, hints of red plum following just behind, quite detailed with abundant fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with...
Vinous, 100 points: The 2016 Cos d’Estournel was a bona fide showstopper out of barrel, the best that I had encountered in over 20 years of visiting the estate during en primeur, so my expectations were piled high when I returned to find out...
jamessuckling.com, 96 points: Wild nose. Impressive, deep hue and a wealth of fresh, violet-like aromas, as well as cassis, graphite and dark cherries. The palate has a very sleek, fine, powerful core of tannins that bring a lot of depth and deliver...
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Very wide selection of wines and staff is very knowledgeable. Also, prices, even with shipping are extremely competitive. Would rather order most of the from JJB than buy locally.
-Neill B., April 2019
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