Chateau Lynch Bages 2019, Pauillac 750ml
Located in the village of Pauillac on the left bank of Bordeaux, Chateau Lynch Bages is known as the "Mouton of Plebeian". Although it is ranked as a fifth-class winery, its quality has risen to a high level and is deeply loved by many Bordeaux fans.
The winery occupies about 100 hectares and locate at a piece of land called Batges in Pauillac. Lynch is named after the Irish businessman Thomas Lynch who owned the winery in the 18th century. The soil of Lynch Bages’ vineyards is gravel, which is conducive to drainage and keeps warm, providing excellent conditions for the growth of grapes. Cabernet Sauvignon is uniquely endowed with unique terroir. That’s the reasons why are difficult to replace.
Lynch Bages prefers to delay the harvest, always picking the grapes at the latest. The noble style revealed in the wine perfectly shows the strength and elegance of Pauillac, and the coexistence of structure and delicacy. Lynch Bages has been mellow and thick from a young age, adding flavor and complexity over time.
Chateau Lynch Bages 2019 has turned out brilliantly, unwinding in the glass with aromas of cassis and sweet blackberry fruit mingled with licorice, mint, cigar wrapper and loamy soil. Full-bodied, rich and concentrated, it's a deep, multidimensional wine built around a chassis of rich, powdery tannins and succulent balancing acids. The last vintage produced in Lynch-Bages old winery, it will be interesting to compare this benchmark wine with subsequent vintages over the coming years.
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