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Château Cos Labory 2016

Bordeaux - Saint-Estèphe - 5ème Grand Cru Classé - Château Cos Labory

5th Classified Growth in 1855

$33.72

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Stored in air-conditioned cellar
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Data sheets
Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon 53%
Merlot 44%
Petit Verdot 3%
Château Cos Labory

Château Cos Labory

Ideally located at the gateway to the Saint-Estèphe appellation, Château Cos Labory takes its name from the locality "caux" meaning hill of pebbles coupled with that of its 1820-1840 owner, François Labory. Passing through the hands of various owners, it was finally acquired by the Audoy family in 1971.

The Château Cos Labory will be named Fifth Grand Cru Classé in the famous 1855 classification for the Paris Universal Exhibition.

In March 2023, the Château Cos Labory will pass into the hands of Michel Reybier, owner of his famous neighbor Cos d'Estournel. The estate will nevertheless remain independent and continue to produce a wine with its own identity.

The Château Cos Labory is based on 18 hectares of vines, 58% of which are Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot. The wines are aged for 14 months in French oak barrels, 50% of which are new.

The estate produces a Second wine, Charmes de Cos Labory.

The Château Cos Labory produces wines full of finesse and elegance, which nevertheless do not neglect a fine tannic structure and a well-built structure.

Critics Château Cos Labory 2016.

Wine Advocate - Robert Parker
91/100
Wine Enthusiast
92/100
Jancis Robinson
16.5/20
Jean-Marc Quarin
92/100
Vert de Vin
94/100
Falstaff
92/100
Wine Cellar Insider - J. Leve
90/100
Wine Independent - L. Perrotti
91/100

Description Château Cos Labory 2016.

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.

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