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Chateau Cos d'Estournel 1985 RP 95 single bottle lots

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4 4 3 £161.00 69 days ago
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closed 11/05/2019, 09:00 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1985 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: St-Estèphe, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: inQuestion Mark Grape variety:

"The 1985 Cos D'Estournel, a wine that is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot was aged in 100% new oak for the first time, is cast from the same mould as the 1982 and 1953 vintages.
It is forward, with a fabulously scented bouquet of toasty new oak and concentrated red fruit.
On the palate, it is very rich, lush, long and full-bodied". (Tasted approx.1987).

(95 Points).

Robert Parker. (Parker's Wine Buyer's Guide. Second Edition).

A more recent tasting note of 1985 Cos D'Estournel from the professional wine taster Richard Jennings:-

"Bricking dark red violet color; appealing, sweet tobacco, salty plum, dried currant nose; tasty, mature, dried currant, tart plum, tobacco, anise palate, with firm, sweet tannins, has decades more to go; medium-plus finish".

(94+ Points).

Richard Jennings. (RJonWine.com 6/4/2013).


A more recent tasting note on CellarTracker:-

"Consistent with my last note.
This wine is very graceful and balanced - plummy Cos fruit with classic earth/mineral tones and just a bit of Cos spice.
Choosing between vintages,'85 is currently superior to the '86 with a much more direct approach and clear personality".

(95 Points)

Other details

Bought in an original wooden case, these bottles have lain in my temperature-controlled cellar since purchase.

Levels are excellent as are capsules (with no signs of ever having seepage)

3 have labels with a nick or tiny piece missing, the 4th a larger piece (see photos)

Recently sold on this site for £210

Shipping details


Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: None
Shipping Method: Bottles will be securely packed. Mondial Relay from France tracked.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12 / 2 bottles £15 / 3 bottles £18
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