1996 Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac
162 Ratings
162 Ratings
1996 Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) This is densely packed, with loads of crushed fig, plum and blackberry. Shows ample tobacco, roasted apple wood and bittersweet cocoa notes as well, but stays defined, with a long, authoritative finish that delivers waves of grip, backed by even more grip.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1990 Vintage) Full medium ruby. Aromatic, vibrant aromas of blackcurrant, bitter chocolate and shoe polish. Chewy, sweet, dense and deep, with the wine strong minerality contributing to the impression of aromatic l...

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    nose tobacco, smooth tannin, dry and well balance, lovely toast oak, inky purple in color.

    over 2 years
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    good on smell much smooth than the 2001

    almost 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 110 on Apr-97
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate