The 2015 Les Pagodes de Cos wine has a tightly wound bouquet with intense blackberry, bilberry, soy and tobacco aromas. This red wine from St-Estèphe feels nicely delineated, becoming earthier as it opens in the glass. The 2015 Les Pagodes de Cos wine is medium-bodied with firm, slightly rigid tannin. There is moderate depth in the mouth, quite fresh with a pleasant marine. This red wine is rich and with great aging potential, this is becoming a major wine in its own right rather than just a second wine of Cos d’Estournel. Anticipated maturity: 2019 – 2029.
The 2015 Les Pagodes de Cos wine has a blend is 46% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot.
94 points James Suckling
94 points Wine Enthusiast