Chateau Cos d ' Estournel AOCSaint-Estephe
Shutter cost and death Turner MEDOC rating second class, St. Estèphe AOC
High popularity comparable to the MEDOC first-grade rating! Claimant highest rated 3-star star ★ ★ ★, Mr. Robert Parker, also out of five-star ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ producers! St. Estèphe adjacent first-class Lafite-Rothschild's top Chateau!
Chateau with exotic presence unleash figures prominently in the MEDOC, was designed by Oriental pagoda building [Chateau-Kos-death Turner]
[Chateau-Kos-death Turner] of wine, from the beginning of the 19th century to the mid-with values higher than Bordeaux pride most of the expensive Chateau wine, was been far exported to India. In fact, [Louis-Gaspard-death Turner], [Saint-Estèphe Maharaja] and was known in India.
Increasing debt, and to maintain and extend the Chateau in 1852, Louis-Gaspard-death Turner a London banker with Chateau, sell Martin's. He was allowed by Martin continues to live in the Château and died in 1853. It was two years before it became the best Chateau Saint-Estèphe in the 1855 Médoc rating, you will be rewarded for his efforts.
In 1869, the Martins Chateau-Kos-death Turner sold Basque country aristocracy, eras. Ellas House in 1889, hosting brothers sold here. Fernando thinnest House in 1917, representing the Bordeaux wine merchants in many Kos-death Turner. And their grandchildren, Jean-Marie, Yves Bruno Platz has taken over the Chateau-Kos-death Turner.
In 1998, Platz brothers sold Argentina Kos-death Turner Merlot House your Taiyang group owner, and Moyano said to representatives of investors.Also in 2000, Kos-death Turner is again sold now [Société des Domaines l'herbier] of ownershipHas become.
Is taking command of the brewing [fernado Genest] of great grandchildren, from 1970 until 1998, Kos-death Turner of is the son of Bruno Platz was also a partner at [Jean-Guillaume Platz].
Asian pagoda-like appearance is the Chateau, located in the hills just north of the border village of Pauillac, a prominent neighbor [Lafite-Rothschild] back.
Médoc is unusual, Kos-death Turner are big difference between Merlot blend ratio is high (about 40%), the percentage of new oak barrels higher than average (60-100%) by.Bringing wine to rich textures of the volume.Deep gravel soils always increases the density, produce fleshy wine, high percentage of Merlot has softened the taste of the wine.
In vinification and ageing at all times even though his effort, complexity and elegance of the top wines in the MEDOC's finest Cru's output has enabled. As well as many other wine wine in the early 1980s that highlights strong oaky matures slowly and gently over time. During the 1982-1996, without fault (Bruno age) from a very early stage and entice consumers, bottled immediately after engaging in the magnificent and very to represent the real world send out a harmonious wine is now no longer beam corresponding maturity is required.
Brewing and development
To keep reasonably low yield in the field hard pruning is done. Kos-death Turner, a brewery in steel fermentation tank is made of concrete, Le Pagode de Kos. The temperature dipping 10-15 days in advance, depending on the vintage and phenolic maturity brings out the color and flavor. Wine is the aged in oak barrels for 18-22 months.Adopt a trial without aversion to innovative approaches while Château-Kos-death Turner keeps a healthy respect for the tradition, new yearAre you.
Robert Parker Jr. " Bordeaux, 4th Edition.
[Bruno Platz] came under the thoughtful leadership in the Kos-death Turner (COS [s] and pronounced s surprise!) get the highest rating in the Saint-Estèphe. You can expect since 1982, wine and followed hit and next most vintage, not to produce the finest wines in MEDOC. This Chateau is in the Oriental pagoda-like appearance, just north of the border village of Pauillac, in the back of a hill overlooking its famous neighbor Lafite-Rothschild. MEDOC what it is, cos using new oak Merlot blend to use ratio is high (40%), and ratio is high (60%-100%) to others apart from. This Merlot ratio goes to among the highest in the Haut-Médoc, Vintage costume and death Turner's recent prominence and a nice plump, rich texture that character.
By its owner, owner Bruno Platz's avant-garde for incorporating new winemaking technique. This Château is among Chateau few among the major Chateaux in Bordeaux, barrel aging and bottling before twice filtration (furnace) process to be on hold. However, may be trying to re-think the Platz. And the decision to omit the second filtering ago bottling in 1989. The results are clear in automatically. In the 1950s, the 1960s and should've lagged Enoteca Kos-death Turner became one of the most popular Bordeaux wines in the 1980s. Kos-death Turner is that has been particularly successful for example in 1993, have difficulty in 1991 and in 1992, vintage to pay attention to.
Average annual production: 300000 book
Area: 64 ha
Average age: 35 years
Planting time: 9000 books/HA
The average production (past five years): 50hl/ha
Recipes: grapes are picked by hand in the wine-making is a traditional technique. Fermentation is about 3 weeks. Put the wine in oak barrels After malolactic fermentation in fermentor.
In 1997, decided that for the first time 100% malolactic fermentation in small oak barrels barrels as Platz said.
Vintage proportion of new oak is between 60% and 100% among varying. Filtering nor fining process done.
Blend ratio: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot