ITEM 109065

2018 Chateau Lynch Bages Pauillac

$175.99

In stock

8

Wine Rating:

96-98WA

Bottle Size

750ml

Vintage

2018

Country/State

france

Wine Region

bord-pauillac

Variety

bordeaux blend

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 96-98 points

The 2018 Lynch Bages is made up of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot aging in 75% new barriques. Very deep purple-black in color, the nose is quite coy and restrained to begin, fanning out to offer pure, ripe blackcurrants, black cherries and preserved plums with wafts of red roses, cigar box, incense, cardamom and fenugreek with savory touches of black olives, Marmite toast and smoked meats. Full-bodied, the palate is built like a brick house, with a solid foundation of very firm, very ripe, grainy tannins and superb freshness supporting the generous black fruit layers, finishing long with provocative ferrous suggestions.

Review Date: 4/1/19