Ranked as a ‘fifth growth’ in Bordeaux’s 1855 classification system, there are very few wine lovers who don’t feel Château Lynch-Bages would attain a significantly higher place if the process was undertaken today. Consistently excellent quality over the past few decades has seen this estate gain a loyal following and command prices comparable to châteaux much higher up the cru classé ladder.
Château Lynch-Bages seems to occupy a special place in the hearts of British wine lovers, who know it affectionately as “lunch-bags”. A major vertical tasting held at Roberson in 2008 confirmed that this is classic ...Learn more
“Ripe, pure black fruit with loads of tannin. Really pert and pursed. Exceedingly youthful, but full of potential.”