2016 Cos d'Estournel Blanc
Bordeaux Blanc - 750ML
  • JS 98
  • JD 95
  • JL 93
  • DC 93
  • WA 92
  • VN 92
  • VN 91
  • WS 91

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Reg: $119.94

$115.94

In Stock: 0 btls
Ships Immediately

Pre-Arrival: 5 btls
ETA: Nov. 2019

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JS 98
jamessuckling.com, February 2019
This is very linear and direct on the palate, showing great potential and length. Full body with mango and dried-lemon character and a long, flavorful finish. Shows intent and seriousness. Tight and structured. Better... This is very linear and direct on the palate, showing great potential and length. Full body with mango and dried-lemon character and a long, flavorful finish. Shows intent and seriousness. Tight and structured. Better after 2021.
JD 95
jebdunnuck.com, February 2019
One of the finest whites from this estate is the 2016 Cos d'Estournel Blanc, which is 75% Sémillon and 25% Sauvignon brought up all in oak, 10% new. It boasts a vivid gold color as well as intense notes of white... One of the finest whites from this estate is the 2016 Cos d'Estournel Blanc, which is 75% Sémillon and 25% Sauvignon brought up all in oak, 10% new. It boasts a vivid gold color as well as intense notes of white grapefruit, crushed rocks, flower oil, and a kiss of brioche. Medium-bodied, rich, beautifully textured and concentrated, it’s going to benefit from short-term cellaring and keep for 10-15 years.
JL 93
TheWineCellarInsider.com, February 2019
Fresh, bright, intense blast of lemon, grapefruit and floral notes. Crisp and invigorating, the bite of yellow citrus and green apple in the finish wakes your palate up. Read more... Fresh, bright, intense blast of lemon, grapefruit and floral notes. Crisp and invigorating, the bite of yellow citrus and green apple in the finish wakes your palate up. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/search-wine-tasting-notes/?szSearch=2016+Cos+d%27Estournel+
DC 93
Decanter, April 2017
Another Médoc white to bear in mind when selecting this year. A 75% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Semillon blend, the team picked over the course of four outings, right through to 10th October having started on 12th September... Another Médoc white to bear in mind when selecting this year. A 75% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Semillon blend, the team picked over the course of four outings, right through to 10th October having started on 12th September. This is far enough up in the northern Médoc to get full estuary breezes, and with extreme selection the crop is one third less than last year. The aromatic precision is lovely, a fresh, clean line of citrus and white peach flesh that opens up and peels itself back through the palate. Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/france/bordeaux/chateau-cos-destournel-blanc-de-cos-destournel-10908#kUJMYVjhhMvQqL3f.99
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018
Composed of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sémillon, the Cos d'Estournel 2016 Blanc opens with exotic fruit notions of guava and passion fruit giving way to nuances of peach blossoms, honeysuckle and wild thyme... Composed of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sémillon, the Cos d'Estournel 2016 Blanc opens with exotic fruit notions of guava and passion fruit giving way to nuances of peach blossoms, honeysuckle and wild thyme. Medium-bodied, the palate is packed with tropical and stone fruit layers with a racy backbone and long, perfumed finish. - Lisa Perrotti-Brown
VN 92
Vinous, January 2019
The 2016 Cos d'Estournel Blanc offers a striking interplay of ripe fruit and fresher, more citrus-driven notes that contribute freshness. A hint of reduction adds attractive tension and nuance throughout. The Blanc was... The 2016 Cos d'Estournel Blanc offers a striking interplay of ripe fruit and fresher, more citrus-driven notes that contribute freshness. A hint of reduction adds attractive tension and nuance throughout. The Blanc was fermented and aged in mostly neutral oak (7% new), with some lees stirring, but no malolactic fermentation. -- Antonio Galloni
VN 91
Vinous, January 2019
The 2016 Cos d’Estournel Blanc, which was bottled in July 2017, has a slightly muted nose that demands encouragement. Attractive lime flower, white peach and hints of frangipane develop with time, though I was hoping for... The 2016 Cos d’Estournel Blanc, which was bottled in July 2017, has a slightly muted nose that demands encouragement. Attractive lime flower, white peach and hints of frangipane develop with time, though I was hoping for just a touch more precision vis-à-vis its showing in barrel. The palate is well balanced with fine salinity on the entry. There is a light marine/oyster shell influence here, as well as fine depth and moderate length. This will probably drink well over the next decade, possibly more. 12.75% alcohol. -- Neal Martin
WS 91
Wine Spectator, March 2019
Bright and high-pitched, with lime pith, kiwi core and jicama notes streaking through. A quinine accent echoes on the mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2021. 792 cases made. — JM
Color & Type White
Varietal Bordeaux Blanc
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Estephe
Vintage 2016
Percent alcohol 12.5%
Closure Cork