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Château Lynch-Bages 1997

Château Lynch Bages (Pauillac)

RP86WS87

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The Château Lynch Bages 1997 is an outstanding red wine made by Château Lynch Bages, only created in good vintages. This noble drink is one of the great from Pauillac and adds to the elite of the Grand Cru Classé wines. Its high quality is undeniable. Wine experts like Jancis Robinson, Robert Parker or Hachette gave very high evaluations and promoted the Château Lynch Bages 1997 into the wine aristocracy. The harvest took place completely manually between the 25th of September and the 10th of October 1997. The grapes were then selected very carefully. In order to get the best out of this red, enjoy the Château Lynch Bages 1997 from 2011 until 2030, with good storage also until 2035. Once opened, however, you should drink it in the next few days. After such a long time in the bottle, you should give the wine a nice decanting period in the carafe. Only this way, you'll enjoy all its elegant aromas which represent this Grand Cru Classé.

Technical sheet · Château Lynch-Bages

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1997 Other vintages
Appellation:Pauillac (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Lynch Bages
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP86WS87
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Pairing: StartersMeatMushroomsCheeseRed meatGame
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.50%

Description · Château Lynch Bages

Château Lynch-Bages 1997 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

Intense red colour. The nose is powerful with elegant oak background, blackcurrant, menthol, résin, mocha. The taste is persistent, rich, impressive concentration of ripe, round tannin. The 2% of petit verdot bring in the end a touch of violet, blackberry.

Château Lynch Bages

At the gates of Pauillac, the Lynch-Bages Estate owns part of its name to the ancient village of Bages, which for centuries was home to generations of winemakers. The area of "Batges" is mentioned as early back as the sixteenth century in the terriers (estate records) of Lafite. The vineyard was...

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Cavagogo

Posted on at 03.58

4/5

Château Lynch-Bages 1997

The geographical area of ​​Pauillac lies in the heart of the Médoc peninsula. The soil is suitable for Cabernet Sauvignon. The wines have intense color and deep. The nose offers aromas of red and black fruit, spice and roasting keys. This bouquet is supported by a fine tannic structure. The Pauillac are great wines of guard. The year 1997 was an average vintage. It was a tropical climate in late summer and early fall, humidity and heat. Winemakers memory, the harvest 1997 was probably the longest in this century. Overall, the Reds have a balanced structure and a remarkable fruit that allow a good guard.

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Moses Jackson

Posted on at 05.09

3 /5

Excellent wine

Grand Cru Store

Posted on at 04.52

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:
Jammy black currant fruit intermixed with cedar wood, herbs, spice, and pepper; light-styled yet friendly effort with creamy new oak, low acidity, and a medium-bodied, attractive albeit superficial appeal

VINEYARD: Château Lynch-Bages
Cave Grands Vins

Posted on at 13.15

4 /5

Château Lynch Bages, 5th GCC 1855 vintage in 1997 75 cl Red wine from Pauillac in Bordeaux

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Reviews about Château Lynch-Bages 2013

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

This vintage 2013 offers a nice quality. The wine shows a dark red shiny colour. On the nose it is characterised by aromas of black fruits like blackcurrant and blackberry. We also notice notes of toast offering a nice complexity. It is particularly dense and concentrated on the mouth. Balance is perfectly mastered. It expresses on ripe fruits and an elegant woody note. The tannin structure is remarkable, dense and silky. A wine also offering a fine length.


Drink or keep: 2021 - 2031Delicious with: Rib steack from Kobe

Reviews about Château Lynch-Bages 2011

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

Located at Pauillac on the ancient villages of Bages, former property of the Lynch family, the 5th Cru Château Lynch-Bages has been for three generations in the hands of the Cazes family that manages its business with great success. On the 90 hectares of pebbles facing the Gironde, Jean-Charles Cazes, grows the majority of the Cabernet Sauvignon to a height, because of which they have been compared to several premier wines. Lynch-Bages is today a reference of the Bordeaux wine, always robust, which makes it difficult for an amateur to not possess several bottles well hidden.


The Château Lynch-Bages experiences several great success stories. After an excellent 2010 vintage, the 2011 proves once again the great quality of this Cru.

The robe of this vintage ist profound, intense and shimmery. The nose surprises with great freshness and intense scents of black berries.
The amateurs of the Cru will get once again their money's worth, with a pure wine and its fine, generous texture and elegant tannins.
The long-lasting finale explodes on fruits and a fine acidity.

Drink or keep: 2020 - 2030Delicious with: Beef

Reviews about Château Lynch-Bages 2010

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

Exposed in Pauillac
the fifth Cru Lynch-Bages
is owned since three generations by Family Cazes. On the 100ha long parcel in front of GirondeJean-Charles Cazes,
produces Cabernet Sauvignon. Lynch-Bages
is today a Bordeaux reference, very strong.


This Lynch Bages 2010 is composed of 79% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% of Merlot, 2% of Cabernet Franc and 1% of Petit Verdot.
Its colour is dark, intense and very brilliant.
At the nose it is intense and fresh, with aromas of black fruits.
The attack in mouth is pulpy, with good tannins. The finish is gorgeous and persistant.

Château Lynch Bages 2010 it is the classic style of Pauillac ally to the grandiose of a solar vintage.

Drink or keep: 2020 - 2040Delicious with: Beef

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