Chateau Cos d ' Estournel AOCSaint-Estephe
Shutter cost-death Turner MEDOC rating grade II-Estèphe AOC
High popularity comparable to the MEDOC first-grade rating! Claimant highest rated 3 star star ★ ★ ★, Robert Parker, also out of five-star ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ producers! St. Estèphe adjacent first-class Lafite-Rothschild's top Chateau!
Chateau with exotic vitalizes 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 19 century with values higher than Bordeaux pride most high Chateau wine to the mid-and far was exported to India. In fact, [Louis-Gaspard-death Turner], [Saint-Estèphe Maharaja] and was known in India.
Increases debt, and to maintain and extend the Chateau in 1852, Louis-Gaspard-death Turner is a London banking House Chateau, sell Martin's. He was allowed by Martin continues to live in the Chateau, died in 1853. It became the best Chateau Saint-Estèphe in the 1855 Médoc rating, you will be rewarded for his efforts two years ago.
In 1869, Martins Chateau-Kos-death Turner sold Basque country aristocracy, eras. Ellas House in 1889, hosting brothers sold here. Many Kos-death Turner Fernando thinnest House in 1917, representing the Bordeaux wine merchants. And their grandchildren, Jean-Marie, Yves, Bruno-Platz are continuing the Chateau-Kos-death Turner.
In 1998, Platz brothers sold to investors of Kos-death Turner, owner of House Merlot, Taiyang group and Moyano said to representatives of Argentina.Also in 2000, Kos-death Turner is again sold, now [Société de Domaine l'herbier] of ownedHas become.
Taking command of the brewing [fernado Genest] great grandson, 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 at the Chateau, on the back of the Hill just north of the border village of Pauillac, a prominent neighbor [Lafite-Rothschild].
And the Médoc, Kos-death Turner are big difference between Merlot blend ratio is high (about 40%), the proportion of new oak barrels higher than average (60-100%) in unusual.Bringing wine to volume, rich textures.Deep gravel soils always increases the density, produce fleshy wine, high percentage of Merlot has softened the flavor 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 it yields has enabled. As well as many other wine is wine in the early 1980's, highlights strong oaky matures slowly and gently over time. Faultless 1982-1996 years (Bruno era) from the very early stages 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 commensurate maturity is required.
Brewing and training
For moderate and low yield vineyards severe pruning is done. Kos-death Turner, a brewery in steel fermentation tanks are made of concrete, of Le Pagode de Kos. And constant temperature immersion for 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 the attempt 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 per and from the next most vintage, not to produce the best wines in MEDOC. This Chateau is in the Oriental pagoda-like appearance, just north of the border village of Pauillac, a tall hill overlooking its famous neighbor Lafite-Rothschild. MEDOC though it is uncommon, cos using new oak Merlot blend to use ratio is high (40%), and ratio is high (60%-100%) by other apart from. This Merlot ratio goes to among the highest in the Haut-Médoc, individuality stand out costume-death Turner's recent vintage and nice plump, rich texture that creates.
Owner, and owner is Bruno Platz's avant-garde for bringing in new wine technology. This Château is among Chateau teachi. take care of the few among the major Chateaux in Bordeaux, barrels and bottling before twice filtration (oars). However, may be trying to re-think the Platz. You have decided to omit the second filtration process ago bottling, 1989. The result was naturally in apparently. In the 1950's, 1960's and in the Enoteca has lagged Kos-death Turner became one of the most popular Bordeaux wines in the 1980s. Kos-death Turner is that vintage is difficult, such as in 1991, 1992, for example in 1993, has been particularly successful notice.
Average annual production: 300000 book
Vineyard area: 64 ha
Average age: 35 years
Planting time: 9000 books/HA
Average output (past 5 years): 50hl/ha
Recipes: grapes are picked by hand in the wine-making is a traditional method. Fermentation is about 3 weeks. Put the wine in oak barrels After malolactic fermentation in fermentor.
In 1997, decided that first 100% malolactic fermentation in small oak barrels barrels as Platz said.
Vintage is the proportion of new oak barrels from 60% 100% among varying. Filtering nor fining process done.
Blend ratio: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot