Chateau Cos d ' Estournel AOCSaint-Estephe
Shutter cost-death Turner MEDOC rating class II-Estèphe AOC
High popularity comparable to MEDOC ratings first class! Claimant highest rated 3 star star ★ ★ ★, Robert Parker, also on a scale of 5 star 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 19 century with values higher than Bordeaux pride most of high Chateau wine to the mid-and far were exported to India. In fact, [Louis-Gaspard-death Turner], [Saint-Estèphe Maharaja] and was known in India.
More debt for service in 1852, and extend the Château, Château London bankers is Louis-Gaspard-death Turner, sell Martin's. He was allowed by Martin continues to live in the Chateau, no longer in 1853. It was 2 years ago, it became the best Chateau Saint-Estèphe in the 1855 Médoc rating, you will be rewarded for his efforts.
In 1869, Martin's Chateau-Kos-death Turner sold Basque country aristocracy, eras. Ellas House in 1889, hosting brothers sold here. Kos-death Turner purchased by Fernando thinnest House in 1917, representing the Bordeaux wine merchants. And their grandchildren, Jean-Marie, Yves, Bruno-Platz has taken over the Chateau-Kos-death Turner.
In 1998, Platz brothers was sold to Argentina Kos-death Turner, owner of House Merlot, Taiyang group and Moyano said to representatives of investors.Also in 2000, Kos-death Turner is again sold off, now [Société de Domaine l'herbier] of ownedHas become.
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 at Chateau, located on the hills just north of the border village of Pauillac, a prominent neighbor [Lafite-Rothschild] back.
Médoc and unusually, Kos-death Turner Merlot blend ratio is high (about 40%) the proportion of new oak barrels higher than average (60-100%) by the big difference.Volume, rich textures bring wine.Deep gravel soils consistently high density, gives birth to a fleshy wine, high percentage of Merlot has softened the flavor of the wine.
In vinification and ageing always is boasting top elegance and complexity in it the finest MEDOC Cru wine production has enabled, even though his effort. As well as many other wine wine of the early 1980's the highlights strong oaky to ripen slowly, and gently over time. During the disadvantage of not 1982-1996 (Bruno era) from the very early stages and entice consumers, bottled immediately after engaging in the magnificent and very represent a real value is now to bring harmonious wine is no longer beam accordingly aging is required.
Brewing and training
For moderate and 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. And constant temperature immersion for 10-15 days in advance, depending on the vintage and phenolic maturity brings out the color and flavor. Wine the aged in oak barrels for 18-22 months.Adopt a trial without aversion to innovative approaches while maintaining a healthy respect for tradition is Château-Kos-death Turner, 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!) gets highest rating in = Saint Estèphe. You can expect since 1982, wine and followed per and from the next most vintage, or 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, a tall hill overlooking its famous neighbor Lafite = Rothschild. To MEDOC what unusual, cos using new oak Merlot blend to use ratio is high (40%), and ratio is high (60%-100%) in and others apart from. This Merlot ratio = Haut MEDOC is highest among, character named Kos-death Turner's recent vintage stand out the best plump, rich texture.
Managers and owner Bruno Platz is avant-garde in terms of incorporating the new wine technology This Château is among Chateau teachi. of very few among the major Bordeaux Chateau barrels and bottling before twice filtration (furnace) process. However, trying to re-think the place may be. And the decision to omit the second filtration process ago bottling in 1989. The result was naturally in apparently. In the 1950's, 1960's and has lagged Enoteca Kos-death Turner became one of the most popular Bordeaux wines in the 1980s on. Kos-death Turner was also to have been particularly successful in vintage for example in 1993, is difficult, such as in 1991, 1992, 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 approximately 3 weeks. Put the wine in oak barrels after fermentation malolactic fermentation.
1997, Platz said decided for the first time 100% malolactic fermentation barrels as do in small oak barrels.
Vintage is the proportion of new oak barrels from 60% 100% among varying. Made the fining process well filtration process.
Blend ratio: Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 40%