Echo-de-Lynch-Bages-Pauillac-2018

Echo de Lynch Bages, Pauillac, 2018

“The 2018 Echo De Lynch-Bages is the second wine of Lynch Bages and is 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, and the rest Cabernet Franc brought up all in once-used barrels. Cassis, graphite, lead pencil, and graphite notes all emerge from this deep, shockingly concentrated wine that has full-bodied richness, ripe, present tannins, and a great finish. The stats on this second wine are telling, and it’s 13.9% alcohol, 3.57 pH, and an IPT of 87. It’s one serious, blockbuster-styled second wine that shows how successful some of the second wines in the vintage are.”
– Jeb Dunnuck (93-95 points)

“Very layered and dense second wine of Lynch this year. Medium to full body, juicy fruit and polished and chewy tannins.”
- James Suckling (93-94 points)

“The 2018 Echo de Lynch Bages is a rich, sensual and inviting second wine. Dark cherry, pomegranate, mint, blood orange and spice infuse this racy, sumptuous second wine from Lynch Bages. Plush fruit and soft, silky contours add to the wine’s immediacy and sheer appeal. This is very nicely done. Echo is 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc.”
Vinous (91-93 points)

“Composed of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc and without any new oak, the very deep purple-black colored 2018 Echo de Lynch Bages rolls seductively out of the glass with fragrant notes of candied violets, rose hip tea and fragrant soil over a core of crushed blackberries, warm blackcurrants and kirsch plus wafts of chocolate mint and crushed rocks. Full, rich, wonderfully concentrated and well structured, it has a solid backbone of firm, grainy tannins and bold freshness, finishing long.”
- Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate (90-92+ points)
April 2019

Expected Arrival: Autumn 2021

Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D6555
Varietal: Bordeaux Red
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Winery: Echo de Lynch Bages
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$44.95
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$539.40
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Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D6555
Varietal: Bordeaux Red
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Winery: Echo de Lynch Bages

Description

“The 2018 Echo De Lynch-Bages is the second wine of Lynch Bages and is 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, and the rest Cabernet Franc brought up all in once-used barrels. Cassis, graphite, lead pencil, and graphite notes all emerge from this deep, shockingly concentrated wine that has full-bodied richness, ripe, present tannins, and a great finish. The stats on this second wine are telling, and it’s 13.9% alcohol, 3.57 pH, and an IPT of 87. It’s one serious, blockbuster-styled second wine that shows how successful some of the second wines in the vintage are.”
– Jeb Dunnuck (93-95 points)

“Very layered and dense second wine of Lynch this year. Medium to full body, juicy fruit and polished and chewy tannins.”
- James Suckling (93-94 points)

“The 2018 Echo de Lynch Bages is a rich, sensual and inviting second wine. Dark cherry, pomegranate, mint, blood orange and spice infuse this racy, sumptuous second wine from Lynch Bages. Plush fruit and soft, silky contours add to the wine’s immediacy and sheer appeal. This is very nicely done. Echo is 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc.”
Vinous (91-93 points)

“Composed of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc and without any new oak, the very deep purple-black colored 2018 Echo de Lynch Bages rolls seductively out of the glass with fragrant notes of candied violets, rose hip tea and fragrant soil over a core of crushed blackberries, warm blackcurrants and kirsch plus wafts of chocolate mint and crushed rocks. Full, rich, wonderfully concentrated and well structured, it has a solid backbone of firm, grainy tannins and bold freshness, finishing long.”
- Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate (90-92+ points)
April 2019

Expected Arrival: Autumn 2021