This listing is closed. This lot was sold for £186.00.

1990 Chateau Cos D'Estournel.(95 Points RP) St.Estephe. No Reserve.

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12 10 £186.00 66 days ago
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closed 12/04/2019, 02:39 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1990 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: St-Estèphe, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

"The 1990 Cos D'Estournel is a spectacular wine and along with the 1986,1982,and 1953 is one of the four finest Cos D'estournels made in the post World War Two era.Bruno Prats believes that it is the finest wine he has ever made.In the most recent tastings,the 1990 was even better than in the past,charming me as well as other tasters with its flashy display of opulent Merlot (about 40% of the blend) mixed with ripe Cabernet Sauvignon.It was one of the most forward 1990s in my tasting,which no doubt accounted for its precocious showing.This super-concentrated wine possesses a roasted herb,sweet,jammy,black-fruited nose,with noted opulence and succulence.Pure and full-bodied,this concentrated wine conceals more tannin than it is presently revealing.The wine is open,flattering,and impossible to resist.It will continue to mature for 15-20 years".
(95 Points).

Robert Parker. (The Wine Advocate. #109. February 1997).

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Other details

This bottle was bought on release and initially was stored in an underground cellar.Within the last twenty two years,it has been transferred to a purpose-built,temperature-controlled cellar.It is in immaculate condition,with the wine fill into neck and the label and capsule in a pristine state.

Shipping details

Payment methods: PayPal, cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: no returns
The wine can be collected: From postcode CT5 , Kent, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Shipping paid by: seller
Cost of delivery: £12.00. This lot will be shipped in polysafe tubes or airshock,air-cushioned sleeves,within a robust cardboard box.If buyers wish to use Paypal,they will be invoiced with their charges(About 4%.Overseas 5%).Foreign buyers are welcome,but they should take responsibility for having suitable means of shipping.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Western Europe.For European buyers,please ask for a quote for shipping,which will be considerably higher than the UK price above.
Insurance options: Up to £500.

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