262 Ratings
Château Lynch‑Bages Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details


Red Blend





Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) "An utterly profound Lynch-Bages, this wine continues to remind me of a hypothetical blend of the 1990 and 1989. Interestingly, when I asked Jean-Michel Cazes to rank his top four vintages of Lynch-Bages, he ranked the 1989 first, followed by three vintages that he said were essentially equivalent in quality - 1990, 1996, and 2000. The 2000 Lynch-Bages exhibits a dense purple color, loads of glycerin and extract, big, muscular, sweet creme de cassis notes, with hints of new saddle leather, earth,...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (1989 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (1989 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 6/00
  • Wine Spectator
    (1989 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 2/05
  • Robert Parker
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/11/2011
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/01/2011