Château Lynch-Bages, 1990

Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

Château Lynch-Bages, 1990

Pauillac, Bordeaux, France



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Grape Varietes: Cabernet Sauvignon 73%, Merlot 15%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Petit Verdot 2% Wine Style: Sophisticated Spicy Reds Winemaker: Jean-Paul Polaert Optimum Drinking: 2018-2025 Reviewer Rating: 99 Reviewer: Code: 100475 Alcohol: 12.5% Fill Level: Excellent levels Label Quality: Excellent labels and capsules.
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Château Lynch-Bages 1990 is simply stunning, rated 99 points by Robert Parker. One of the finest wines ever from Lynch-Bages.

Lynch-Bages, with a succession of fine vintages since 1981, has justifiably built up a solid reputation based on deeply concentrated, classically styled wines.

The estate has been in the Cazes family for the last 70 years, and under the current proprietor, Jean-Michel Cazes, it has risen to international fame. A proud, gregarious man, Jean-Michel has constantly championed the wines of Lynch-Bages, Pauillac and Bordeaux. So much so, that President Chirac bestowed upon him the country’s highest decoration – a Knighthood in the Legion of Honour.

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"This magnificent Lynch Bages has been drinking well since the day it was released and it continues to go from strength to strength. The biggest, richest, fullest-bodied Lynch Bages until the 2000, the fully mature 1990 exhibits an unbelievably explosive nose of black currants, cedarwood, herbs and spice. The majestic, classically Bordeaux aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, voluptuously textured, rich, intense wine with superb purity as well as thrilling levels of fruit, glycerin and sweetness. This beauty should continue to provide immense pleasure over the next 15+ years."

"Very dark ruby color, still almost black. Superripe fruit aromas, with currants, prunes and spices. Full-bodied, with layers of fruit and velvety tannins. It goes on and on. Very polished Lynch-Bages." Wine Spectator