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257 Ratings
Château Lynch‑Bages Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé
$188.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Red Blend

Style

Red

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2008 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. The estate’s reputation as a top quality wine producer took off in 1945 after a series of exceptional vintages. Since then, Lynch-Bages has continued to produce excellent wines, even during years considered difficult in the Bordeaux region. The wine’s deep colour and tannic backbone have become part of its signature style. Jean-Michel Cazes, grandson of Jean-Charles, has worked hard to develop and refine the wine’s supple and smooth structure over the years. Vintage after vintage, the estate’s precise and excellent winemaking techniques have served to firmly establish Lynch-Bages reputation for consistent quality.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) The power and elegance of a great Pauillac 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.

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    delicious a bit young fathers day 2010 in e Rutherford my dad Krista Kris and myself small itilian pizzeria I had pizza and veal parm great meal

    about 6 years
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    will be much better & complex after a few years, enough tannins to keep longer.

    over 5 years
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    CX260 Paris-HKG ファーストクラス 14/Aug 2010

    almost 6 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    "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."