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Lynch Bages 1999

RegionBordeaux
SubregionPauillac
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyCabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Bordeaux1999Lynch BagesBT2 \ 0241,300.001290 RP24144.44444490.0090.00Lynch Bages0.7510
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Tasting Notes

A charming, lush, round, generous Lynch Bages, the 1999 offers plenty of sweet black currant fruit, damp earth, licorice, cedarwood and spicy herb-like characteristics. Medium-bodied, savory and broad in the mouth with no hard edges, this fully mature effort is a somewhat underrated vintage for this estate. Enjoy it over the next decade.

90
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (196), August 2011
90
Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book (4), December 2003
90
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (140), April 2002
90/91
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (134), April 2001

The sexiest, most succulent effort since the hedonistic fruit bomb produced in 1990.

90/93
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (128), April 2000
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Berry and tobacco aromas, with hints of spice. Medium-bodied with fine tannins and a fruity finish. Slightly one-dimensional, but a good wine. Not a great Lynch but very good. Best after 2004. 35000 cases made.

James Suckling, Wine Spectator (31/3/2), March 2002
88/90
James Suckling, Wine Spectator
91
Farr Vintners, June 2000

Lots of sweet cassis scent, while on the palate this Lynch Bages is more charming than usual, with mid-weight, high-unction fruit.

Andrew Jefford, Decanter Magazine (6/2000), June 2000
15/25
Andrew Jefford, Decanter Magazine (Jun 2000), June 2000
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