1988 Chateau Lynch-Bages

1988 Chateau Lynch-Bages

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Red Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc

12.5% ABV

Mature and Earthy

France, Bordeaux, Pauillac

ABOUT THE WINE
Overlooking the Gironde estuary at the entrance to Pauillac, the vines of Lynch-Bages are located on the Bages plateau, on one of the finest gravelly rises in the appellation. The estate once belonged to the famous Lynch family, of Irish origin, and was acquired by Jean-Charles Cazes in 1934, who remain owners to this day. The estate is unusual in Bordeaux for its use of massal selection (propagation of their own vines rather than of nursery-grown clones) to replenish ageing vines in its vineyards, which allows the vineyards and the wines produced from them to retain individuality.

TASTING NOTES
A wonderful surprise from this vintage, this wine has matured beautifully. Still deep ruby in colour, despite its age, the aromas exhibit abundant quantities of dried herbs, grilled meats, black cherry and tobacco. Medium-bodied, rewarding, at the peak of maturity, it should hold well until around 2028.

FOOD PAIRING
Works well with beef in simple dishes, pork and earthy vegetable dishes.

FRIARWOOD SAYS
A special wine, with a long aristocratic heritage, at peak drinkability… enjoy!

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