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2018 Bordeaux Futures

Two more Must Have wines for the serious Bordeaux Collector….Pichon Baron and Cos D’Estournel.
Also, all our Bordeaux Futures are shipped REFRIGERATED. Believe it or not, some stores cut corners and don’t do this. It does cost more. But when keeping wines to age for this long, a absolute necessity.

OFFERS WILL BE COMING OUT DAILY
2018 Bordeaux Futures Arrive in 2021
Payment in full must accompany your order

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*2018 Chateau Cos D’Estournel St Estephe
$207.00btl/$1242.00 per case of six OWC
(Wine Advocate 97-100) (Vinous 97-100)

Deeply colored, the 2018 Cos D’Estournel shows the incredible purity and elegance that this estate delivers these days as well as fabulous crème de cassis, graphite, white flowers, and spicy oak aromas and flavors. Made from 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and the rest Petit Verdot, aging in 50% new barrels, it builds with time in the glass and has a full-bodied, decadent yet also seamless mouthfeel, layers of tannins, and a great finish. This is as classy as it gets and certainly a candidate for the King of Saint-Estèphe in 2018. Given its purity and balance as well as depth of fruit, it should offer loads of pleasure in its youth yet also evolve nicely for 3-4 decades. This estate has been on an incredible roll over the past 7-8 years and this is another killer wine. For those interested in the technical data, this wine hit 14.59% alcohol, with a pH of 3.69, total acids of 3.3, and a whopping IPT of 80.

 

*2018 Chateau Pichon Baron Pauillac
$163.95btl/$983.70 per case of six OWC
(Wine Advocate 97-99) (Jeb Dunnuck 97-99)

Representing just 50% of the production and a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot aging in 80% new French oak, the 2018 Pichon-Longueville Baron reveals a deep, saturated purple color as well as a decadent bouquet of crème de cassis, high class tobacco, crushed violets, and freshly sharpened cedar pencils, which is about as Pauillac as you can get. Full-bodied, incredibly opulent, with moderate acidity and silky tannins on the palate, it still shows beautiful purity, freshness, and elegance, with the tannins giving focus and length on the finish. It’s a brilliant, brilliant wine that’s in the same class as the 1990, 2000, 2005, 2009, and 2010.