1998 Cos d'Estournel Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • JR 91
  • IWC 90
  • JS 90

Reviews for 1998 Cos d'Estournel Bordeaux Blend

JR 91
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, August 2013
Mid crimson with the merest hint of development at the rim. Gravelly, light mineral nose - discreet and rather old-fashioned (in a good way) on the nose with a hint of cigar box. Very dry finish with marked acidity - very... Mid crimson with the merest hint of development at the rim. Gravelly, light mineral nose - discreet and rather old-fashioned (in a good way) on the nose with a hint of cigar box. Very dry finish with marked acidity - very classic St-Estèphe. Relatively light weight but nicely calmed down and well integrated. Clean and mineral on the finish. Some sweetness. Confident. Mellow. Long. 17.5/20
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2001
Red-ruby. Currant black olive minerals and currant leaf on the nose. Bright pure and focused with aromatic inner-mouth flavors of cedar and lead pencil. Austere but not dry. More fruity and less tannic than the '96 but of... Red-ruby. Currant black olive minerals and currant leaf on the nose. Bright pure and focused with aromatic inner-mouth flavors of cedar and lead pencil. Austere but not dry. More fruity and less tannic than the '96 but of roughly similar weight. Finishes firmly tannic with sneaky persistence. 90(+?) points
JS 90
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, August 2013
A delicious bottle showing a spicy and slightly herbal character on both the nose and palate with hints of currants and dried fruits. Full and soft with velvety tannins. Definitely needs drinking.