2021 Château Lynch Bages Pauillac Grand Cru Classé

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Winery Château Lynch Bages
Year 2021
Grape Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Petit Verdot
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13%)
Drink window 2027 - 2055
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CHÂTEAU LYNCH‑BAGES Grand Cru Classé - Pauillac - The power and elegance of a great Pauillac

Bold, innovative and with a reputation for often being the last to harvest, Jean-Charles Cazes defined Lynch-Bages style in the 1930s. The distinctive character of the wine has earned it a place among the best in Pauillac. It combines structure, finesse and elegance, offering generous aromas in its youth and developing deeper complexities with bottle ageing. The estate's reputation as a top quality wine producer began 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 color and tannic backbone have become part of its signature style. Jean-Michel Cazes, grandson of Jean-Charles, has worked hard over the years to develop and refine the supple and smooth structure of the wine. Vintage after vintage, the estate's precise and exquisite winemaking techniques have firmly established Lynch-Bages' reputation for consistent quality.

The 2021 Lynch Bages is a blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot which has matured for 18 months in French oak barrels, 75% of which are new. It has a modest alcohol content of 13.14%. In the glass, the Lynch Bages has a very deep purple-black colour. The wine needs some time so decanting in its younger years is definitely recommended, but then a legion of aromas is released with pure, ripe black currants, black cherries and preserved plums which seamlessly transition into roses, cedar wood. (cigar box), incense, cardamom and savory notes of black olives and smoked meat. The palate is full with a solid base of very firm, very ripe, grainy tannins and an excellent freshness that supports the generous layers of black fruit with a great finish.

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Vineyard for 2021 Château Lynch Bages Pauillac Grand Cru Classé

The founder of Lynch-Bages is the Irish John Lynch who settled in Bordeaux in the 17th century. The village of Bages is home to the château. Since 1933, Lynch-Bages has been run by the Cazes family, an institution in the Médoc and a famous name in the world of wine. Third generation André Cazes was mayor of the municipality of Pauillac from 1947 to 1991. His son Jean-Michel has been running the family domain for several decades. His motto is; "great wine in search of the absolute". Given the appreciation for and status of Lynch-Bages, this 'absolute' has been reasonably achieved. Officially the château has the status of 5th Grand Cru Classé, but unofficially it is counted among the greatest of the Médoc. The other parts of the family business can also be described as very successful. Cordeillan-Bages, winery, hotel and best dining in the surrounding area and restaurant / caterer Le Chapon Fin in Bordeaux are good examples of this. Father André founded the Commanderie du Bontemps de Médoc in the late 1940s and Jean-Michel can call himself the founder of the École du Bordeaux. In short, an eventful family in the world of wine.

More Information
Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Winery Château Lynch Bages
Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Year 2021
Drinking as of 2027
Drinking till 2055
Alcohol % 13
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Promotion En Primeur
Parker rating 95
James Suckling rating 97
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tannines
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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