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Les Pagodes de Cos
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|2018||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
With its powerful display of ripe, dark fruits, the wine is packed with sweet, lush, juicy blackberry, espresso, oak and spice-box notes. The texture, complexity and length is there as well. This is one of the top second wines in Bordeaux today. Drink this young while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. 93-95 Pts
2443 Views Tasted Apr 19, 2019
|2017||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
With loads of dark, red berries and spice box notes, the wine is round and the texture has softness and flesh.
2608 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2018
|2016||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
The family resembalance between its big brother is uncanny. The spicy, smoky earthy, pure fruits are present and accounted for. But they are softm silky and lighter, allowing you to enjoy this with a just a year or two of age. Though this beauty will be going strong for up to 2 decades.
4053 Views Tasted Sep 21, 2019
One of the best second wines in this vintage, the wine is already showing well. The deep, red fruits are ripe, pure, soft and fresh. There is an elegance to the supple wine that is ready to shine, and will get even better over the next 5-7 years.
2516 Views Tasted Feb 8, 2019
Fresh, sweet black raspberries and bright red fruits are the center of this crisp, spicy wine. Produced from blending 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46.5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot, the wine reached 13.02% alcohol and represents 55% of the harvest. 90-92 Pts
4806 Views Tasted Apr 29, 2017
|2015||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
Medium-bodied, plummy, soft, early drinker, with hints of cocoa and juicy red fruits. The wine is already approachably elegant, and should be delicious on release.
2774 Views Tasted Mar 12, 2018
Medium-bodied, approachable and elegant in style with an open, polished, sweet, black cherry core of fruit. This is going to be good to drink while waiting for its big brother, the Grand Vin, to mature. 12.9% alcohol. The wine was made from a blend of 46.2% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5.8% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot. 86-88 Pts
3393 Views Tasted Apr 19, 2016
|2014||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
Popped and poured was all this needed. Medium bodied, with finesse in the texture, this soft wine offered ripe, cassis flavors and a hint of cigar wrapper on the palate and nose. It is not a wine for laying down, but for a charming wine with early drinkability, this hit the spot.
2611 Views Tasted Mar 9, 2018
Better from bottle than from barrel, there is a refined character to the ripe, juicy, bright fruits, and the Asian, spiced nuances really add a lot of complexity here. Fresh, forward and with personality, this medium bodied wine can be enjoyed young, and over the next decade with ease.
2581 Views Tasted Jul 18, 2017
Smoke, licorice, flowers and sweet black cherries on the nose, this wine is soft, forward, sweet and easy drinking. 87-89 Pts
3346 Views Tasted Apr 13, 2015
|2013||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
Medium bodied, soft, forward, cherry dominated, finishing with spicy red fruits and herbs. 85-88 Pts
2677 Views Tasted Apr 20, 2014
|2012||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
Licorice, black cherry and smoke aromas open to a medium bodied, sweet, and tart, fennel and black cherry filled wine to drink on the young side.
4568 Views Tasted Jul 28, 2013
Produced from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot, the wine offers hints of oak, licorice, spice and black raspberries. Medium bodied and forward, the wine finishes with bright cherries and strawberry. 87-89 Pts
3587 Views Tasted Apr 23, 2013
|2011||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
2011 Les Pagodes de Cos is made from 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. Earth, spice and black cherry scents, medium body and a fresh plum and cherry finish are found in this wine. 89-90 Pts. 88-90 Pts
3355 Views Tasted Apr 8, 2012
|2010||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
Les Pagodes de Cos From an assemblage of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, this is a brawny, focused and straight forward style of wine. In the mouth, the wine is tannic, fresh and filled with dark berries. Prats called this vintage a severe style of Pagodes that requires time. 90-92 Pts
6715 Views Tasted Apr 19, 2011
|2009||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
It is hard to believe this is only a second wine. Offering waves of ripe, deep red fruits, luxurious textures and a spicy, earthy blast of red and black fruit, you can enjoy this beauty now, while waiting for its big brother to further develop.
2998 Views Tasted Sep 20, 2019
Earth, cassis, blackberry and spice scents open to a medium bodied, fresh, cassis and spice filled wine that would compete with many better-known, more expensive classified growths in a blind tasting.
6221 Views Tasted May 1, 2012
|2008||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
I was surprised how well this has aged. Soft in texture, with earth, blackberry and smoky nuances, popped and poured, this medium-bodied wine is drinking in its sweet spot.
1249 Views Tasted Aug 12, 2019
|2005||Les Pagodes de Cos (St. Estèphe)|
From a blend of 50% Merlot and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine offers tobacco, earth, blackberry, red plum and coffee bean aromatics. Medium bodied with soft textures, and ripe tannins, the wine ends with a spicy, red and black fruit filled finish. This is alreadydrinking well now and should improve for at least another decade.
4578 Views Tasted Oct 7, 2011