1996 Bordeaux Wine Buying Guide Tips on Best Value Wines

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1996 Bordeaux Wine Buying Guide Tips on Best Value Wines

This Bordeaux wine value buying guide page is a list of the top 1996 Bordeaux wines in the market for the money today. These are the best Bordeaux wines from the vintage combining quality, character and price from every major Bordeaux appellation.

1996 Bordeaux is to the Left Bank of Bordeaux as 1998 is to the Right Bank of Bordeaux. 1996 Bordeaux is a superb vintage for the Cabernet Sauvignon based wines of the Medoc. At the top, 1996 Bordeaux are stunning examples of classic Bordeaux wine. Rich, ripe, powerful and refined are apt descriptors of the wines. Pauillac and St. Julien are the true stars of the vintage. While good wines came from other appellations, the stars are from the aforementioned regions. For detailed information on the 1996 Bordeaux vintage, harvest and the wines: 1996 Bordeaux Wine For tips on other Bordeaux value wines and vintages: Bordeaux Wine Buying Guide Find the Best Bordeaux for the money to buy today (Vintages 1959 to today) 

Branaire Ducru 92 Pts

Cos d’Estournel 90 Pts

Ducru Beaucaillou 94 Pts

Grand Puy Lacoste 94 Pts

Haut Brion 95 Pts

Lynch Bages 94 Pts

Leoville Barton

Leoville Las Cases 98 Pts

Leoville Poyferre 93 Pts

La Mission Haut Brion 91 Pts

Pape Clement

Pichon Comtesse de Lalande 97 Pts