Louis Caspard d'Estournel inherited the estates of Cos and Pomys in 1971. He was deeply convinced that his land was exceptional and took incredible risks to enhance and innovate the estate. The risks he took eventually cost him the estate to settle debts, but he late reacquired it and would live to see it designated a Deuxieme Grand Cru du Medoc. He died in 1883, two years before Chateau Cos d'Estournel was classified as a Second Growth Estate. The current owner, Michel Reybier, shares the founder's passion for quality winemaking and has invested greatly in state of the art facilities, preserving the legacy of the estate and safeguarding the future.
The 91 hectares of Cos d'Estournel are composed of a mosaic of 61 plots. Planted two-thirds in Cabernet Sauvignon, they are complemented by Merlot, and in a small proportion by Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.
In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.
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Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.