2020 Lynch Bages Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 99 DC 98 JA 98 WE 98 JL 97 JD 96 TWI 96 VN 96 WS 96 WA 95
JS 99

jamessuckling.com, December 2022

A beautifully layered red with blackcurrant, hazelnut and lead-pencil character and fine, velvety tannins. Full-bodied and reserved. It’s like a tightly knit ball of polished tannins that are cashmere in texture. So very...
DC 98

Decanter, January 2023

One of my favourite wines of the vintage, this is a wonderful example of high definition winemaking but still offering plenty of Pauillac swagger. Smells dark and slightly savoury, full of black fruit and toasted aromas...
JA 98

janeanson.com, November 2022

A superb Lynch Bages that grabs you and carries you through the palate, slowly edging forward. Poised with a ton of slate and pencil lead on the finish, this is pure Pauillac, just so precise and full of character, so...
WE 98

Wine Enthusiast,

(96-98 points) Barrel Sample. Bold black fruits and dense, textured tannins are very much in the style of the estate. What is new in this vintage is the extra precision that lifts the wine, bringing together the beautiful...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2023

The first vintage made in their brand new, state-of-the-art cellars pops with its showy display of peppery spices, mint, cigar box, cassis, blackberries, cedar, and creme de cassis. The wine is full-bodied, fresh, long...
JD 96

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

The 2020 Château Lynch-Bages brings even more density and depth and is another vin de garde in the vintage. A blend of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, and the rest Cabernet Franc, aged in 75% new...
TWI 96

The Wine Independent, June 2023

Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2020 Lynch-Bages is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, and 4% Cabernet Franc, aged for around 18 months in French oak barriques, 75% of them new. Warm scents...
VN 96

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 Lynch-Bages, the first vintage vinified at the new winery, has a beautifully-defined bouquet with a strong estuarine influence, brine and seaweed infusing the black fruit. It's almost understated at first, but it...
WS 96

Wine Spectator, November 2022

Gorgeous from the start, with cassis and violet notes leading off, followed by additional waves of black cherry and blackberry fruit as well as sweet tobacco and iron. Shows subtle savory and cedar hints that stay in the...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2023

(95+ points) The vintage that inaugurated the estate's new state-of-the-art winery, the 2020 Lynch-Bages has turned out very nicely, offering up aromas of crème de cassis and blackberries mingled with notions of pencil...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pauillac
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2020 Lynch Bages, a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed Pauillac region of Bordeaux, France. This exceptional red wine showcases the true artistry of winemaking and has garnered high praise from renowned critics and experts. With a deep, intense red color that shimmers in the glass, this wine is a true visual delight.

On the nose, the 2020 Lynch Bages reveals a complex and captivating bouquet. Aromas of blackcurrant, hazelnut, and lead-pencil character dance effortlessly, creating an enticing olfactory experience. The elegant scent is further enhanced by subtle hints of spices, mint, cedar, and creme de cassis. It is a symphony of fragrances that entice and intrigue.

As you take your first sip, you are immediately struck by the wine's impeccable structure. Full-bodied and reserved, it showcases fine, velvety tannins that caress the palate like cashmere. The layered flavors of black fruit and toasted aromas explode on the palate, offering a delightful blend of richness and complexity. The vibrant acidity adds a refreshing touch, creating a harmonious balance that is simply mesmerizing.

The 2020 Lynch Bages is a wine of immense power and longevity. It is like a tightly knit ball of polished tannins that will unfold and evolve over time. Experts recommend cellaring this wine and allowing it to reach its full potential after 2027. However, if you can't resist the temptation, it can also be enjoyed now with a few hours of decanting.

This vintage of Lynch Bages is a testament to the winery's commitment to excellence. The new state-of-the-art cellars have allowed the winemakers to craft a wine that is refined, intense, and powerful. The blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot showcases the estate's dedication to tradition while embracing the unique characteristics of the 2020 vintage.

In conclusion, the 2020 Lynch Bages is a wine that demands attention and admiration. Its impeccable craftsmanship, remarkable flavor profile, and potential for aging make it a true gem in the world of Bordeaux wines. Whether you choose to savor it now or cellar it for years to come, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression.