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Lynsolence

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2020 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

Deeply colored, the wine offers up its bouquet of flowers, licorice, chocolate-covered plums and cherries with ease. Lusciously-textured, with good concentration, silky tannins, freshness and elegance to its array of fruits, the seductive finish is created by layers of sweet, juicy, vibrant cherries with a touch of exotic spices. 93-95 Pts

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2019 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Dark garnet in color, the wine is floral in nature with blackberry, plum, black cherry, cocoa and licorice on the nose. Lush, round, ripe and juicy, with loads of sweet, dark red fruits bursting with flavor and freshness, the finish keeps on going with a nice touch of minerality in the endnote. 92-94 Pts

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2018 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Supple textured with silky tannins and layers of ripe black cherries, dark chocolate, licorice and spice, the wine offers depth, opulence and layers of mineral driven fruits that build and expand on the palate and in the finish. This is in competition for the finest vintage of Lynsolence ever produced. The wine is made from 100% Merlot. 93 Points

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Medium bodied, juicy and fresh, the fruits are red, ripe and bright with a floral, cocoa and fennel accent in the finish. The wine is produced from 100% Merlot. 91-93 Pts

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2017 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

This intrepid estate was heavily ravaged by frost, losing 30% of their crop, yet they managed to produce a deeply colored, medium-bodied wine with sweetness, chocolate, licorice and fresh black cherries. It’s 100% Merlot. 90 Points

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2016 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Round, fleshy, ripe and fresh, the sweet black cherries are soft, lively and already show earthy nuances from start to finish. Deep in color, this is the best vintage yet for Lynsolence and will age nicely. Give it a few years and it will be delicious. 92 Points

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Deep and dark in color, fleshy, rich, juicy, sweet and lush, there is freshness, ripe fruits and length. This is the best wine yet for Lynsolence and should age nicely. 92 Points

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2015 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Fleshy, forward, juicy, sweet and fruity, the wine is already rocking. The fruit is out in front, with its soft, silky textures and the finish leaves you with dark chocolate and burnt espresso in the finish. 91 Points

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Oaky but with loads of sweet, plump, juicy, dark berries, licorice and espresso. The fat textures are perfect for the ripe, stony fruits. 90 Points

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2014 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

A medium-bodied wine with a soft, dark chocolate and red plum note that is evident from start to finish. 88-90 Pts

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2013 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

This 100% Merlot wine delivers truffle, licorice, espresso and blackberry aromas, medium body, a soft entry and a dusty, black raspberry finish. The wine is aging in 100% new French oak. 88-89 Pts

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2012 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Black cherry, spice, licorice, lush textures and a nice, chocolate-covered black berry finish are the hallmarks of this wine. 90-92 Pts

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2011 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

This fleshy, sweet, ripe wine features jammy black cherry, fennel and chocolate. It's medium bodied with round textures and a plummy finish. 88-90 Pts

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2010 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Packed with layers of fat, ripe, juicy, sweet, blackberries, black cherry liqueur, fennel and espresso bean. The wine is round, supple and plush on the palate, with good concentration of fruit and flavor. 91 Points

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2009 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

From 100% Merlot, this lush, fat, rich, round wine packs your palate with licorice, black cherry liqueur, earth, smoke and chocolate. There is a wealth of good material in the wine, with no sensation of heat in the 14.9% alcohol finish. 91 Points

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2008 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

A nice wine here, with good depth of flavor, it's already quite accessible with its licorice, black raspberry, cherry and earthy character. 89 Points

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2006 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Soft, floral, fruity, sweet, round and ready to go, so it takes no effort to find all the ripe cherry, dark cocoa, black plum and thyme on the nose and medium-bodied palate. 89 Points

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2005 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Really solid wine that is drinking well today. Produced from 100% Merlot. the wine is medium bodied, yet supple, round and fruity, with a licorice, black cherry and an earthy, dark chocolate character. Popped and poured, the wine opened up in the glass. 90 Points

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2000 Lynsolence  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 87

From 100% Merlot, this has entered its downhill slide. Soft and polished, the fruit is fading, and you find more secondary notes of earth, tobacco, coffee, smoke and thyme. This requires consumption. 87 Points

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