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Chateau Lynch-Bages 2012

£89.50

Deep ruby in colour with notes of cassis, cedar, blackcurrant and a touch of spice. Well structured tannins and ripe dark fruits, there is a lot going on with the flavours ranging from cherry to blackcurrants. Quite elegant though and has complex structure.

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Description

Château Lynch-Bages is situated in the Pauillac appellation of Bordeaux, and is classified as one of the 18 Cinquièmes Crus (Fifth Growths) in the 1855 Classification of Bordeaux. Originally from an Irish Family, The Lynchs held the Chateau from 1749 until 1824 and a few changes later has been owned since 1934 by the Cazes family.

Chateau Lynch-Bages extends to 90 hectares on a gravel ridge overlooking the Gironde Estuary and produces circa 25,000 cases a year, with the wine starting in stainless steel tanks and ending up for 15 months in oak barrels.

Additional information

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Grape

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

Style

Cassis, Earthy, Medium Bodied, Spicy, Structured Tannins

ABV

13%

Vintage

2012