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259 Ratings
Château Lynch‑Bages Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Varietal

Red Blend

Style

Red

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Daring, innovative and with a reputation for often being the last to harvest, Jean-Charles Cazes defined the style of Lynch-Bages in the 1930's. The wine's distinctive character has earned it a place amongst Pauillac's greatest. It combines structure, finesse and elegance, offering generous aromas in its youth and developing deeper complexities with bottle age.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1989 Vintage) Full, saturated ruby-red. Intriguing nose melds cassis, shoe polish, iodine and mint, along with a faint sweaty quality. Thick, sweet and large but a bit blocky and inelegant. Still quite young and bo...

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    nose tobacco, smooth tannin, dry and well balance, lovely toast oak, inky purple in color.

    over 4 years
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    good on smell much smooth than the 2001

    over 6 years
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