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Château Lynch-Bages 2022

Pauillac AOC 5eme Grand Cru Classe

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  • 98-99, James Suckling, 2023
  • 93-96, The Wine Advocate, 2023
  • 18, Jancis Robinson, 2023
  • 95-97, Antonio Galloni- Vinous, 2023
  • 95-97, Neal Martin, 2023
  • 97pts, Jane Anson, 2023

Lynch-Bages may be classified as Fifth Growth, but it's always top of the rankings. 98/99 Points from James Suckling, “Wow. A fantastic wine for the cellar”, and The Wine Advocate described it as “one of the vintage’s most powerful, muscular wines”.

Lynch-Bages may be classified as Fifth Growth, but it's always top of the rankings. 98/99 Points from James Suckling, “Wow. A fantastic wine for the cellar”, and The Wine Advocate described it as “one of the vintage’s most powerful, muscular wines”.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Full bodied, rich, concentrated, powdery tannins, plush and persistent

Aroma

Blackberries, cassis, violets, pencil lead, eucalyptus, tobacco

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Lynch-Bages 2022

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2047

Lynch-Bages is one of the most cherished of all the classed growths. It lies on a plateau in the west of Pauillac, in the small village of Bages. Its extensive history dates back to the 16th century, with wine records back to the 1700s. It was owned then by Thomas Lynch, son of an Irishman from Galway, who worked as a Bordeaux merchant. Its most recent and significant history has been in the hands of the renowned Cazes family, owners since 1973. They produce a wine which is much finer than its Fifth Growth status and it's always a high scorer. Complex, sculpted with powerful dark fruits and grippy tannins. Delicious in youth, it ages magnificently – "impressive at five years, beautiful at ten years and irresistible at twenty," (Oz Clarke).

"Wow. Beautifully integrated tannins that melt into the wine. A fantastic wine for the cellar" James Suckling
Critic, 98-99 Points
Map showing Pauillac AOC 5eme Grand Cru Classe
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