The 2015 Chateau Cos d’Estournel wine has a deep garnet-purple in color. This Cos d’Estournel wine offers up black currants, spice cake, warm cherries and plum preserves with touches of chargrill and forest floor. This 2015 Chateau Cos d’Estournel wine is medium-bodied and very firm with ripe, grainy tannins, it has a good core of earthy fruit, finishing with loads of layers and freshness.
The 2015 Chateau Cos d’Estournel wine is backward and broody on the nose, just like the Pagodes de Cos, but it unfurls nicely in the glass to reveal intense blackberry, graphite and light tobacco aromas. The oak is nicely integrated here. This 2015 Chateau Cos d’Estournel wine is medium-bodied with impressive depth, well-judged acidity and plenty of tobacco-infused black fruit. This is a fine Cos d’Estournel wine that should give 20 to 25 years of drinking pleasure.
Anticipated maturity: 2020 – 2040.
The 2015 Chateau Cos d’Estournel wine is composed of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23.5% Merlot and 1.5% Cabernet Franc.
98 points James Suckling
96 points Wine Enthusiast
95 points Decanter