Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 54 b orde AU x u nwilling to rest on the past laurels of name and second growth classification, current owner m ichel r eybier made the fateful decision to hire Jean g uillaume p rats to manage the chateau. f or Jean g uillaume, son of b runo p rats (past owner of Cos d' e stournel), this was a labor of love and the continuation of a family tradition. h e immediately set out to design a modern, 100% gravity flow winemaking facility and rethink the entire process from the vineyard to the bottle. t he 2005 is the result of that work and represents the realization of what Cos d' e stournel is capable of; we believe it may be the greatest Cos ever produced. ✦ Cos D' e stournel St. e stephe 2005 RP 98 » $295 "...unquestionably another superb classic... t his full-bodied s t.- e stephe is exceptionally powerful, pure, and dense with a layered mid-palate that builds like a skyscraper. While there are massive tannins, they are remarkably velvety and well-integrated in this big, backstrapping effort that should enjoy an unusually long life." (124333) a l abor o F l ove The historic estate of Cos d'Estournel has become an icon of Bordeaux.

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