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Chateau Lynch-Bages 2005

75cl

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The Château Lynch Bages 2005 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 2005 into the wine aristocracy. The harvest took place completely manually between the 25th of September and the 10th of October 2005. The grapes were then selected very carefully. In order to get the best out of this red, enjoy the Château Lynch Bages 2005 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.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2005 Other vintages
Appellation:Pauillac (Bordeaux, France)
Winery: Château Lynch Bages
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.50%

Description of Chateau Lynch-Bages 2005

Chateau Lynch-Bages 2005 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Chateau Lynch-Bages 2005 is deep ruby
  • Nose: Own a classic Medoc nose with aromas of herbs, licorice, cedar, currant and moist soil.
  • Mouth: Medium bodied wine with moderate tannins, sweet fruit and surprising softness.

POTENTIAL: you can consume over 20 years

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot

CELLAR: Château Lynch Bages

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The Winery

Château Lynch Bages

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.

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4 /5

Château Lynch Bages 2005 Bouteille (75cl) Cinquième Cru Classé Rouge Pauillac Bordeaux
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4 /5

"Château Lynch-Bages : l'amour de la terre traduit dans des raisins de qualité Le vignoble du Château Lynch-Bages s'étend sur près d'une centaine d'hectares, avec des reliefs bien dessinés et constitués de graves garonnaises. Ces sols ont la particularité d'être particulièrement caillouteux et pauvres, ce qui permet au sol de rendre à la tombée du soir toute la chaleur emmagasinée tout au long de la journée, ce qui en fait un terrain de jeu propice au Cabernet Sauvignon qui domine le vignoble. On trouve aussi du Merlot, du Cabernet Franc et du Petit Verdot.Les fruits sont ramassés à la main et triés avec soin. Après une rude sélection des cuves en chêne français, les vins vieillissent en barriques de chêne jusqu'à sa mise en bouteilles. Château Lynch-Bages 2005 : un millésime complexe tout en douceur et en délicatesse Le Château Lynch-Bages 2005 est un millésime de grande qualité, qui fera craquer les amateurs les plus exigeants. Avec sa belle robe rubis foncé on est surpris par ses parfums de fruits noirs gourmands, de crème de cassis, de bois de cèdre, de chocolat noir et d'épices. En bouche, on retrouve toutes les odeurs avec un bouquet riche et complexe, et révèle des tannins profonds.Un vin qui n'a presque aucune limite de vieillissement tant il peut se développer au fil des années. Rond, suave et puissant, ce Lynch-Bages 2005 se démarque par son côté fruité et sa délicatesse irrésistible. A déguster avec une pièce de bœuf fondante ou une caille au miel. Notes et Références Wine Spectator : 93/100 Robert Parker : 91-93/100 J.Robinson : 17,5/20"
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4 /5

« Lynch-Bages est surprenant à 5 ans, beau à 10 ans et irrésistible à 20 ans » témoigna Oz Clarke critique britannique des vins.
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Reviews of other vintages of Chateau Lynch-Bages 2005020130201102010

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
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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
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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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