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.
(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...
Robert Parker(From 1989 Vintage)
Wine Advocate(From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 6/00
Wine Spectator(From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 2/05
Robert Parker(From 2008 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/11/2011
Robert Parker(From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/01/2011