Situated north of the Médoc, on the hill of Saint-Estèphe, Cos d’Estournel appears in all its majesty. Like a true palace of the Maharajah, the château and its pagodas surprise and captivate the eye. In 1791, Louis-Gaspard d'Estournel inherited some hectares of vines and built the estate. A passionate adventurer who travelled the world, his taste for the exotic and the East inspired the architecture of Château Cos d'Estournel, truly unique in the Médoc. Owned by Michel Reybier since 2000, Château Cos d'Estournel continues to shine bright in the Saint-Estèphe appellation and has joined the lineage of the greatest wines in the world. The wines of the estate are distinguished by their unique style, product of an enduring quest for beauty and excellence.
Enjoying an exceptional geographical location, the Cos d'Estournel vineyard is situated on the edge of the plateau, in the immediate vicinity of the Gironde estuary. The vineyard benefits from a maritime climate and is protected from bad weather. The vines are planted on two hillsides and a central plateau, where they experience ideal sun exposure and great ventilation.
Tasted en primeur, the Cos d'Estournel white 2019 charms the nose with its floral and citrus notes, evoking sweet jasmine and tangy, fresh grapefruit. Combining richness, complexity, precision and a straight-forward character on the palate, the Cos d'Estournel white 2019 retains a certain saline minerality, which is the signature of its terroir. A sublime vintage ending in -9 for the estate, the Cos d'Estournel white 2019 without a doubt holds the promise of an excellent potential for age.
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