Cosentino M. Coz 1999

$99.99

SKU 616

750ml

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Cosentino
Alcohol/vol 14.6%
  • we92

Wine EnthusiastLooks fierce, with a dark, brooding quality, but is surprisingly open in its youth. Oak dominates the aromas, which include well-ripened blackberry and a meaty, earthy note from Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Very supple in the mouth, with juicy flavors and a drink-me-now appeal, but the telltale dust of tannins in the finish indicates ageability.

November 1, 2002
  • ws88

Wine SpectatorUndeniably ripe, with a blackberry and raspberry jam core of flavors (that's almost like a superripe Zinfandel). But it lacks the concentration and depth and range of flavors to be considered outstanding. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Best from 2003 through 2008. 685 cases made.

James Laube, September 30, 2002
  • wa84

Wine AdvocateThe 2002 M Coz, a proprietary Bordeaux-styled blend, exhibits notes of new saddle leather, toasty oak, licorice, lavender and black currants. Medium-bodied and fully mature, it should keep for another 5-6 years. The Cosentino wines are clearly made to be drunk in their first decade of life. With a glaring display of oak in their youth, they offer a style that is appreciated by many consumers given the popularity of these wines.

Robert Parker, June 29, 2012