Surface: 100 hectares
Ageing: 18 months in French oak barrels (75% new wood)
Blend: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot, 3% Cabernet franc, 3% Petit Verdot
The blend is classical, in line with previous vintages, as it is mostly composed of Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine offers a characteristic nose combining fresh fruity and spicy aromas with fine oaky notes. The attack is supple, rich and aromatic. On the palate it is velvety and perfectly balanced, with dense tannins, powerful structure, freshness and beautiful length. (April 2020). JM Cazes, proprietor
Lynch Bages is one of the most popular and reliable Châteaux of Bordeaux. Release prices of this archetypal and significant Pauillac (100 hectares)are usually modest compared to those that consumers are happy to pay for mature vintages. This much-loved Chateau, owned by the Cazes family for nearly a century, consistently makes one of our most demanded and biggest selling wines. Jean-Michel Cazes’ son, Jean-Charles, is now in charge and recent vintages have been amongst the best ever. Classic Pauillac is made here with cassis fruit, a touch of mint and cigar box aromas.