Saint Estephe 2010: complex wines with silky tannins

Saint Estephe 2010


The  Saint Estephe 2010 vintage was dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, as it reached a perfect ripeness. The appellation’s clay soils allowed for a continued supply of water to the vines during a particularly dry summer, resulting in evenly ripening of the fruit. Its 2010 wines are big and bold.

Chateau Montrose 2010

Montrose Saint Estephe 2010 The 2010 vintage of Chateau Montrose has an inky color with ruby hues that are dense and profound. It has a complex nose that delivers notes of mocha, blackcurrant, raspberry, and violet. Notes of morello cherry, redcurrant, black currant and cocoa lend the palate a rich mellowness. The wine is long, ample and homogeneous; the finish is neat while the mid-palate is complex and balanced. Optimum tasting and aging potential: 2020-2100.

Cos d’Estournel 2010

cos-destournelCos d’Estournel 2010 is a huge wine. Comprised of a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and a tiny, but impactful, 2% Petit Verdot the wine has a deep violet color that is almost inky. The bouquet is complex and reveals aromas of blackcurrants, cherry, earth and licorice and more. In the mouth one finds rich flavors of expressive, ripe fruits and a hint of exotic herbs. Its tannins are lush and silky, lingering in the mouth for minutes. This toasty wine is memorable and merits decades of aging.

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