Château Lynch-Bages Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 1990

9.3108 ratings on Delectable
$399

I have drunk many bottles of this wine in many different locations (Cayman Islands, Shanghai, Bordeaux, Paris, and London), including bottles from my own cellar, and I continue to be amazed by how remarkably consistent it is. One of my favorite Lynch Bages, the 1990 is a more forward, fleshier, and sexier version of the brilliant 1989, and represents a poster bottle of what Lynch Bages is all about. A dense ruby/purple color is followed by a sumptuously sweet bouquet of roasted meats, herbs, sweet creme de cassis fruit, a massive level of glycerin, and silky ripe tannins. It is a hedonistic as well as intellectual turn-on. There is not a hard edge to be found in this delicious 1990, which should last for another 15-20 years in a cold cellar. I would rank the 1990 and 1989 as the two greatest Lynch Bages made in the last 30 years. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Kurt-Inge Eklund Delectable Pro

Little tired...

Little tired...

8.9

Robert Cunningham Delectable Pro

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

Drinking well

Drinking well

9.2

Jimmy Hayes Delectable Pro

Estate Director Mayacamas Vineyard

Stodgy, lean, and firm but really f'ing good!! Red currant just ripe. Snappy green veg character. Pencil shavings. Absolutely textbook and decades to go. Fantastic bottle.

Stodgy, lean, and firm but really f'ing good!! Red currant just ripe. Snappy green veg character. Pencil shavings. Absolutely textbook and decades to go. Fantastic bottle.

9.6

Antonio Gianola Delectable Pro

Perfect bottle. Well stored and just stunning

Perfect bottle. Well stored and just stunning

9.4