Château Lynch-Bages

Grand Cru Classé Pauillac Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.267 ratings
9.115 pro ratings
Pauillac, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Salami & Prosciutto, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Blue Cheese, Onion
Top Notes For
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.4

Still a baby! Gorgeous but revisit in 5.

Still a baby! Gorgeous but revisit in 5.

Jan 3rd, 2022
Brian Thompson

Sales & Marketing Krupp Brothers Winery, Stagecoach Vineyard

9.1

What a treat! Herbs, dried berries, graphite and a touch of bret.

What a treat! Herbs, dried berries, graphite and a touch of bret.

May 27th, 2017
Ryan Davis

Big for 13 on label

Big for 13 on label

Oct 8th, 2015
Peter Mansell

Should be better, bottle not right

Should be better, bottle not right

Feb 24th, 2015
Alexandre Lalas

Vivid, sharp, long

Vivid, sharp, long

Aug 10th, 2014
Scott Claffee

1998. Cherry, mint, menthol, long clean finish. Nice.

1998. Cherry, mint, menthol, long clean finish. Nice.

May 3rd, 2014
Holly Jackson

Beautiful bright cherrie, mellow tannins, smooth and balanced. Perfection

Beautiful bright cherrie, mellow tannins, smooth and balanced. Perfection

Apr 18th, 2014
Eric P.

91/100 Flowery, cherry nose, black pepper, spicy, ceder, bitter chocolate with a thin finish. Will not improve any further.

91/100 Flowery, cherry nose, black pepper, spicy, ceder, bitter chocolate with a thin finish. Will not improve any further.

Nov 7th, 2020
MRM
9.4

This vintage continues to get better as the years progress

This vintage continues to get better as the years progress

Dec 31st, 2017
Michael Mcdermott

Opened 1998when power went back on in Sonoma! Wow this was solid. Well kept with mid neck ullage, dark plum no brick colors of oxidation. As you would expect a earthy woody old Bordeaux nose, soft tannins but still strong 19 years on. After an hour open and decanted this was wonderful.

Opened 1998when power went back on in Sonoma! Wow this was solid. Well kept with mid neck ullage, dark plum no brick colors of oxidation. As you would expect a earthy woody old Bordeaux nose, soft tannins but still strong 19 years on. After an hour open and decanted this was wonderful.

Oct 20th, 2017