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Chateau Cos Labory 2016 Saint-Estephe Grand Cru Classe

$43.32

4.4/5   (4 Guides)

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5th Classified Growth in 1855

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Born under the best auspices of a great year, very sunny, with alternating rain between veraison and harvest.

The bloom was very fine, transparent, with an exceptional quality of flesh.

The color is garnet with some purple reflections.

In the first attack, the bouquet expresses aromas of small black fruits such as blackberry and blackcurrant followed by fine touches of acacia honey and cedar wood.

The balance in the mouth is very tense with a pleasant acidity and tannins of great finesse, with an elegant, complex finish, and a very beautiful persistence conducive to prolonged aging.

Perfect for long-term aging in the cellar, away from light and noise with an optimum degree of 70% to reach its peak in the years 2024/2026 with a continuity of around ten years.

Size : 750ml
Alcohol Degree : 12,5°
Appellation : Saint-Estephe
Vintage : 2016
Color : Red
Classification : 5th Classified Growth

Château Cos-Labory is a Saint-Estephe, fifth Grand Cru Classé according to the prestigious 1855 list presented to the Emperor Napoleon III.

The vineyard occupies a very special situation on the locality "caux" or "cos" which means hill of pebbles to which the owner in the years 1800, date of the birth of the vineyard, attached his name Labory.

The vineyard is based on gravel soil and a marl-limestone subsoil, one of the essential qualities to achieve this perfection of a great Bordeaux wine.

Grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon 60%, Merlot Noir 35%, Petit Verdot 5%.

All the harvest is manual and the vatting lasts about 20 to 25 days, followed by aging in new barrels in the proportion of 30 to 50% for 12 to 15 months before bottling.

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