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1996 Château Lynch-Bages (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Château Lynch-Bages lynchbages.com   details
Appellation: Pauillac - Médoc - France (5ème Cru Classé)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Cabernet Franc
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$89.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: August 27, 2004 , Catherine Granger ManageYourCellar.com
5 stars "Superbe wine. Spicy with berries on the nose with even some gamey notes. Full body on the palate with the tannin still present. Great length." Best 2004-2020
rated: March 24, 2004 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
94 points "Absolute purity of creme de cassis, ripe fruit, medium to full body, high tannin, wonderful sweetness, massive richness on the mid-palate, and abundant power, density, and ripeness. .. finest Lynch Bages since the 1990." Best 2005-2020
rated: March 24, 2004 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
92 points "Deep, dark ruby with intense aromas of mint, berries and currants. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a delicious ripe fruit and lead-pencil aftertaste. Very fine indeed. Typically outstanding for Lynch-Bages.."
rated: October 16, 2009 , Tom Fils
93 points
rated: December 30, 2011 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
94 points "Absolute purity of creme de cassis, ripe fruit, medium to full body, high tannin, wonderful sweetness, massive richness on the mid-palate, and abundant power, density, and ripeness. .. finest Lynch Bages since the 1990." Best 2005-2020
rated: January 1, 2012 , from a member
94 points Best 2005-2020
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