Château Lynch-Bages 1996
Château Lynch Bages (Pauillac)
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The Château Lynch Bages 1996 is an outstanding red wine made by Château Lynch Bages, only created in good vintages. This noble drink is one of the great from Pauillac and adds to the elite of the Grand Cru Classé wines. Its high quality is undeniable. Wine experts like Jancis Robinson, Robert Parker or Hachette gave very high evaluations and promoted the Château Lynch Bages 1996 into the wine aristocracy. The harvest took place completely manually between the 25th of September and the 10th of October 1996. The grapes were then selected very carefully. In order to get the best out of this red, enjoy the Château Lynch Bages 1996 from 2011 until 2030, with good storage also until 2035. Once opened, however, you should drink it in the next few days. After such a long time in the bottle, you should give the wine a nice decanting period in the carafe. Only this way, you'll enjoy all its elegant aromas which represent this Grand Cru Classé.
Technical sheet · Château Lynch-Bages
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1955, 1952, 1949, 1947, 1943 and 1940
|Winery:||Château Lynch Bages|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Petit Verdot (2%), Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
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Description · Château Lynch Bages
Château Lynch-Bages 1996 (Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)
- Nose: Clean and smoky cassis on the nose here, which is like a soft mouth coating elegant primary fruit flavor.
- Palate: Good structure, with big tannins and acidity that suggest great potential for aging.
GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon 73% Merlot 15% Cabernet Franc 10% Petit Verdot 2%
Château Lynch Bages
At the gates of Pauillac, the Lynch-Bages Estate owns part of its name to the ancient village of Bages, which for centuries was home to generations of winemakers. The area of "Batges" is mentioned as early back as the sixteenth century in the terriers (estate records) of Lafite. The vineyard was...
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Reviews about Château Lynch-Bages 2013
Drink or keep: 2021 - 2031Delicious with: Rib steack from Kobe
Reviews about Château Lynch-Bages 2011
The Château Lynch-Bages experiences several great success stories. After an excellent 2010 vintage, the 2011 proves once again the great quality of this Cru.
The robe of this vintage ist profound, intense and shimmery. The nose surprises with great freshness and intense scents of black berries.
The amateurs of the Cru will get once again their money's worth, with a pure wine and its fine, generous texture and elegant tannins.
The long-lasting finale explodes on fruits and a fine acidity.
Drink or keep: 2020 - 2030Delicious with: Beef
Reviews about Château Lynch-Bages 2010
the fifth Cru Lynch-Bages
is owned since three generations by Family Cazes. On the 100ha long parcel in front of GirondeJean-Charles Cazes,
produces Cabernet Sauvignon. Lynch-Bages
is today a Bordeaux reference, very strong.
This Lynch Bages 2010 is composed of 79% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% of Merlot, 2% of Cabernet Franc and 1% of Petit Verdot.
Its colour is dark, intense and very brilliant.
At the nose it is intense and fresh, with aromas of black fruits.
The attack in mouth is pulpy, with good tannins. The finish is gorgeous and persistant.
Château Lynch Bages 2010 it is the classic style of Pauillac ally to the grandiose of a solar vintage.
Drink or keep: 2020 - 2040Delicious with: Beef