Echo de Lynch-Bages 2011 - Pauillac

Château Lynch-Bages belongs to the small club of the most beautiful crus of Pauillac. Benefiting from an ideal terroir made of gravel (Typical from Pauillac), its reputation has been established for years. Echo exhibits yummy flavours of ripe blackberry, ceddar notes and a subtle peppery hint on the finish. A superb high-end Pauillac, we love it.

Why we picked this wine: With the first wine of this classified growth retailing for about £80 a bottle, Echo is a great alternative to have this glorious name in your cellar.

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Château Lynch-Bages belongs to the small club of the most beautiful crus of Pauillac. Benefiting from an ideal terroir made of gravel (Typical from Pauillac), its reputation has been established for years. Echo exhibits yummy flavours of ripe blackberry, ceddar notes and a subtle peppery hint on the finish. A superb high-end Pauillac, we love it.

Why we picked this wine: With the first wine of this classified growth retailing for about £80 a bottle, Echo is a great alternative to have this glorious name in your cellar.

 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Domain: Château Lynch-Bages
Vintage: 2011
Appelation: Pauillac 5th Cru Classé
Region: Bordeaux
Type: Dry
 
Grapes: 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc
 
 
Drink from now to 2023
Open 2 to 4 hours before and decant it
Drink at 16-18°C
 
Food pairing: Beef bourguignon.
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Gravel
Harvest: Manual
Ageing: 12 months in used French oak barrels
Vineyard size: 90 ha
Alcohol: 13.5%
 
What experts say  
  90. "Features an iron spine that keeps the plum sauce, blackberry and currant fruit in check, with flickers of tobacco and charcoal on the finish. "  
  86. "The second wine, the 2011 Echo de Lynch Bages displays an impressively saturated ruby/purple color along with a narrow framework and breadth of flavor in the mouth, but attractive black cherry and spice characteristics. Medium-bodied and pleasant, it is best drunk over the next 7-8 years."  

 

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