Bordeaux Merlot

Château Cos d'Estournel

Les Pagodes de Cos Saint-Estéphe Red Bordeaux Blend 2010

Time for my #FridayCabernetfix. Here's a wonderful Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Bordeaux.

Deep purple in color with a purplish rim.

On the nose, black currants, plums, cherries, chocolates, wood, earth, vegetables, graphite, spices, bitter herbs, wet leaves, river rocks, peppercorn, tobacco, dark coffee and light bell pepper.

Full bodied with medium plus acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with plums, cherries, sweet strawberries, oak, licorice, spices, chocolates, light vanilla, vegetables, tobacco, peppercorn, espresso, wet leaves and earth.

Long finish with fine-grained tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a delicious Cabernet blend from Bordeaux. Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel and great complexity.

This great vintage is already enjoyable, although it could use some additional time to mature properly, 5 to 10 years.

This Second Growth is good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up (4 hours).

Good by itself or with food. I paired it with smoked meats. Delicious and yummy.

A blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon and 38% Merlot.

14% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

— 14 days ago

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@"Odedi" Very good second wine from Cos d Estournel in a grand Bordeaux vintage! 👍 Oh, I just saw the CS Cabernet at my Costco for $12.99. It’s like stealing at that price. Cheers and enjoy the weekend. 🍷

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That's a great price @David T .I'm going to try my Costco

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