Red

2010 Château Lynch-Bages

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • Pauillac
Drink between 2020 - 2045 (Edit)
CT93.4 143 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 107

  • dlcolester wrote:

    August 17, 2022 - Breathing for 3+ hours left it still needed more time in the bottle and breathing longer. Tannins did not soften much making what I think will be an excellent wine with more time, 5+ years, in the bottle, and longer breathing period.
    Drank half one day, vacuum sealed and the other half the next. 90 the first 93 the second time could take it to a 95

    4 people found this helpful Comment
  • wmccone54 wrote: 95 points

    July 28, 2022 - Absolutely outstanding, developing but in a very good place: perfectly balanced fruit, tannin, acidity and oak; intensely perfumed with a melange of red fruits; emerging complexity, and a lengthy finish. Perfect with the smoked pork loin, roasted potatoes, and vegetables. This should easily drink for another 20 years. Drink though 2042.

    4 people found this helpful Comments (2)
  • b swan wrote: 97 points

    April 7, 2022 - JA 11 MARCH 2022

  • Winegangster Likes this wine: 95 points

    March 25, 2022 - Everything Pauillac is as intimidating as Pall Mall's line up of gentlemen clubs. You're a member, or you're not. And if you're in, it takes a few generations to blend the code of conduct with your DNA and another dynasty to avoid social suicide while navigating inbetween 3 centuries of implicit evidences. And so is Pauillac : rules maker, standard setter, warden of the elegances, old school and eternal... immensely boring, and therefore absolutely desirable.

    And here comes Lynch Bages, the only punk in town who does not bother borrowing a tie to sit at the 1855 Ivy League's table. The Prince Harry of the left bank, Hugh Grant before Divine Brown : so perfectly compliant that his deviances make Parker's systematic contempt for him look like jealousy. But in 2010, even the Wine Advocate could not help but admitting the dunce's genius.

    With a solid 70% of new oak and 79% of cabernet in the blend, stats don't call for nuance and subtlety. And the color rather tends to confirm this intuition : lights fails to pass through this deep violine liquide with crimson reflections. It's superb and promises the exhausting experience of virile wine from the Duero's valley, until sight gives way to smell. There rises the black swan, in a prodigiously balanced symphonhy of bramble, ripe raspberries, blackcurrant here; fumes of smoke and smells of undergrowth there; and a whole world of fine spices all over the place... and each of these fragrances at the right place. Rarely could the world elegance find a better definition; as for what happens in the mouth, it's about balance. Same perfect blend of fresh black fruits, yesterday's fire pit, kampot pepper and exotic swirls of an Indian market. At 11 years of age, its tannins are solid but round edged and backed by a surprising acidity that calls for decades of improvement.

    This wine is a first class long haul trip to the most extraordinary of the Left Bank. Indulge yourself a VIP pass to the most exclusive Pauillac experience and start wondering : after such a wine, what ?

    17 people found this helpful Comments (4)
  • melvinyeowq wrote:

    March 13, 2022 - 67PM: Modern with ripe blue fruit and immense concentration. A confected sweetness on the finish.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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  • By Panos Kakaviatos
    Pauillac Regional Guide, 5/20/2021 (link)

    (Château Lynch-Bages, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Hemming, MW
    4/15/2021 (link)

    (Ch Lynch-Bages Pauillac Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Neal Martin
    Squares & Circles: Bordeaux ‘10 At Ten (Apr 2020), 4/1/2020 (link)

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  • By Neal Martin
    Squares & Circles: Bordeaux ‘10 At Ten (Apr 2020), 4/1/2020 (link)

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  • By Julia Harding, MW
    2/12/2020 (link)

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Decanter

  • By Jane Anson
    Bordeaux 2010: Ten years on, 1/30/2020 (link)

    (Château Lynch-Bages, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/30/2020 (link)

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The WINEFRONT

  • By Gary Walsh
    3/21/2018 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Richard Hemming, MW
    11/5/2014 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/23/2014 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    July/August 2013, IWC Issue #169 (link)

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Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2012, 11/1/2012 (link)

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The World of Fine Wine

  • June 2011, Issue #32 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Ian D'Agata
    May/June 2011, IWC Issue #156 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    4/7/2011 (link)

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Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2011 (link)

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View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2011, Issue #32, The 2010 Bordeaux Vintage: Very Ripe, Very Tannic and With Just A Few Great Successes

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  • By Richard Jennings
    1/18/2013 (link) 93 points

    (Château Lynch-Bages) Dark ruby color; appealing, ripe black currant, blackberry, vanilla nose; ripe black currant, blackberry, vanilla palate; needs 3-4 years; medium-plus finish (79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Lynch-Bages
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Médoc
  • Appellation Pauillac
  • UPC Codes 014100076629, 0400005643774, 078742374604, 087000330115, 204022504342, 206331002649, 3760020131661, 3760020132361, 3760020132750, 3760020133436, 3760020133979, 400002298236, 607921020782, 7070292705498, 830293006270

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2,168 (9%)
  • In Cellars 18,374 (78%)
  • Consumed 2,951 (13%)

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Community Recommendations

deli sandwiches, hot dogs, lamb w/ green pepper corn sauce, paupiettes w/ sauce, roast beef, turbot with black truffles

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