2005 Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac
163 Ratings
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163 Ratings
2005 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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Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    At once both well-ripened and a bit backward with respect to fruit, this solid, moderately tannic young wine shows glimmers of sweet oak, cassis, raspberries and new leather that portend very good things to come once it has grown past adolescence. For now, it is a bit on the hard side, but, that said, it hangs on and on at the finish in a way that makes us more optimistic than not about where it will go.
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/21/2011