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

Wine Details

Varietal

Red Blend

Style

Red

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

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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    vmf

    drank 3/4/16. This wine is singing now. Wine of the weekend. Classic Pauillac, fully resolved tannins, velvety smooth, super elegant wine really showcasing terroir. Wow!

    almost 2 years
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    about 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/01/2011
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009
  • International Wine Cellar
    Deep ruby-red. Deeply pitched aromas of inky cassis, licorice, mocha and smoky, nutty oak. Fairly large-scaled and layered but dominated by its acid/tannin spine in the early going, displaying firm, coolish flavors of black plum, licorice and graphite. The lingering finish features substantial but ripe tannins. Give this at least a few years of cellaring before pulling the cork.