This elegant, numbered gift set, one of a limited series, is a genuine showcase for Michel Reybier’s prestigious estate. It contains six vintages of legendary status, such as the fabled 1982 and the emblematic 2009.
These wines have deservedly won the acclaim of the world’s leading critics, and their stylish elegance and character have given the estate its outstanding reputation. Each is distinctive in its own way, but all of them are magnificent. Tasting these vintages is a true revelation, an intensely emotional moment to be savoured and cherished.
To enhance the experience, each gift set also contains an invitation for 4 guests to spend a unique day at Cos d’Estournel. This unforgettable visit provides an opportunity to unlock the mysterious secrets behind the majestic Zanzibar door, as a privileged guest at the Maharajah of Saint-Estèphe’s palace.
1982, 1989, 2003, 2005 2009 and 2010 vintages
With six legendary wines from Cos d’Estournel, this gift set represents a unique showcase for Michel Reybier’s prestigious estate.
1982: The highly complex 1982 vintage offers the consummate elegance of a very great Cos d’Estournel. The year enjoys a legendary status in the Bordeaux area, both for its abundant harvest and for the exceptional quality of the wines it produced.
1989: The year saw the earliest harvest in the whole of the last century, and the emblematic 1989 vintage, with its fleshy structure, is a perfect embodiment of the Cos d’Estournel style.Complex aromas of spices and ripe fruit, combined with well-integrated tannins, a velvety texture on the palate and superb persistence, make this a quite exceptional vintage.
2003:This vintage of remarkable freshness, born of an exceptionally hot year, reveals flamboyant aromas of liquorice and black fruit. The precise and elegant finish confirms its stature as a remarkable wine for this exceedingly great year..
2005: In a year of exceptionally fine weather, the 2005 vintage fulfils the potential offered by the year’s grapes. Deep purple in colour, it reveals astonishing aromas of spices and chocolate, with a wonderful expression of fruit. The deep, rich structure of this very great Cos d’Estournel offers outstanding aging potential.
2009: A nose marked by dark fruit, a stylish and full palate and a very dense yet fine-grained tannic structure make the 2009 vintage a flamboyant wine. At once powerful and velvety smooth, generous and fresh, this great and unique Cos d’Estournel is an extraordinary wine.
2010: With its deep, intense, almost blue-black colour, the 2010 vintage is generous on the nose and the palate. Both precise and fresh with a serious and full-bodied tannic structure, this is a dazzling wine.Powerful and elegant, it embodies the qualities of a very great Cos d’Estournel to perfection, and requires patience if its full complexity is to be enjoyed.
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