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2003 Château Lynch-Bages

Pauillac, 5me cru classé

ex-château; recent library release help

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$2,268.00 per Case of Bottles


1 case of Bottles




"A healthy, youthful dark plum/ruby/purple color is followed by a bouquet of smoke, barbecued meats, black currants and new saddle leather. With full body and sweet tannin, this 2003 is strutting its stuff. Although it is not as fine as the 1989, 1990, or 2000, it is a complex, classic Pauillac to enjoy over the next decade." Robert Parker's Wine Advocate #214
(WA, 08/01/2014)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2014-2024

"A wine with silky, refined tannins and delicate fruit. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a lovely long, textured finish. This builds on the palate. More subtle than I remember. Best after 2011. 35,000 cases made." Wine Spectator
(WS, 03/31/2006)

Rating: 92
Drink from: 2011

"Good red-ruby. Full-blown aromas of currant, black cherry, roasted meat, lead pencil and leather. Fat, rich and compellingly sweet, with suggestions of tobacco and meat. Finishes with very fine tannins that coat the teeth. Seems quite accessible already, but certainly has enough freshness to evolve in bottle over the next decade or more." Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com
(AG, 05/01/2006)

Rating: 90

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