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2009 Château Lynch-Bages Château Lynch-Bages, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

In Bond case price:
£1,350.00
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Producer Château Lynch-Bages
Vintage 2009
Type Red (Dry)
Grape Variety Red Bordeaux Blend
ABV 13.5%
Format 12x75cl
Packaging Original Wood Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Purchased by Liquid Assets from a UK-based merchant; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Availability 2 cases (in stock and available immediately)

96 Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Advocate (March 2019)

The medium to deep garnet colored 2009 Lynch Bages is boldly scented of crème de cassis, blackberry pie and baked plums with chocolate box, incense and underbrush suggestions plus a waft of bay leaves. Medium to full-bodied, taut and well sustained in the mouth, it has a firm, grainy texture and a lively backbone lifting the black fruit core to a nice long finish.

93 Neal Martin, Vinous (March 2019)

The 2009 Lynch-Bages has an intense bouquet which is more forward than Grand Puy Lacoste, albeit without the same complexity. Layers of blackberry, bilberry, brine and a touch of graphite. The palate is medium-bodied with saturated tannin, slightly lower in acidity than the 2010 Lynch Bages, dense and quite sinewy towards the finish.

It might miss the class of its peers but you cannot help but admire the brawn underneath its aristocratic coat. Tasted at BI Wines & Spirits' Ten Year On tasting.

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Format Packaging Price Status
12x75cl OWC £1,350.00 In Bond View