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Term (also Super-Deuxièmes Crus) for those Deuxièmes-Châteaux (2nd rank) from the Médoc (see the enumeration there) that are close to or at Premier Cru level (1st rank) due to outstanding quality. This term was born at Château Cos d'Estournel (Saint-Estèphe). See also under Bordeaux classification.

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