Back to wine list


2014 de Lynch Bages Pauillac Château Lynch Bages

Colour Red
Origin France, Bordeaux
District Left Bank
Sub-district Haut Médoc
Village Pauillac
ABV 13%

73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot. This has a nice feel. Quietly grown-up bright cabernet crunch and then some clean, mineral push for the dark cherry fruit. Deep and rich in the middle, but not too glossy, good straight-talking Pauillac. Proper second wine. Rating: 91 L&S (Apr 2015)

Currently out of stock in our warehouse.

Alternatively, we may well have some bottles in one of our shops - why not give us a call on 0207 244 0522 or send an email to:

Or, check the RELATED PRODUCTS below for different vintages or wines of a similar style.

The 2014 Echo de Lynch Bages has quite a powerful bouquet with blackberry, blueberry, sage and cedar aromas, not quite as defined as the 2014 Clos du Marquis tasted alongside, but there is ample fruit and it is not pushed too hard. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, well-judged acidity, coming across as grippy in the mouth with impressive density. It is maybe a bit rough around the edges but there is good presence and mass to this wine and it feels balanced and fresh towards the long finish. This showed relatively poorly in barrel and just after bottling, however, this is much more promising. Tasted blind at the annual Southwold tasting. Drinking range: 2018 - 2026 Rating: 88 Neal Martin, 2018)

Dark crimson. Intense, meat extract nose. Rather bloody and meaty. Takes no prisoners and doesn’t really seem that intent on pleasing the taster. Rasping tannins on the end. May improve. Drinking range: 2024 - 2034 Rating: 15.5 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - 2018)

The Echo de Lynch Bages 2014 is a blend of 73% Cabernet Sauvignon and 27% Merlot. It is just missing a little presence on the nose at the moment with light blackcurrant pastille developing in the glass. The palate has a strong salty tang on the entry plus a dash of spice, with a crisp, lively finish that partly compensates for the aromatics. Drinking range: 2016 - 2021 Rating: 84-86 Neal Martin, 2015)

Château Lynch Bages

Pauillac Cinquième cru 1855 Thomas Lynch emigrated to Bordeaux from Galway in Ireland in 1691. He had two children and it was his son Thomas who associated the family name with Bordeaux by inheriting Lynch-Bages through his wife, and buying Lynch-Moussas and Dauzac in Margaux. Jean-Charles Cazes, who had recently bought Château Les Ormes de Pez in St Estèphe, took the tenancy of Lynch-Bages in 1934, and bought the property outright five years later. It has been the ownership of the Cazes family, who still own the estate, which turned Château Lynch Bages into the leading estate it is today, far exceeding the seemingly lowly 5th growth status bestowed upon it in 1855. There are 90ha of vines in the small village of Bages, just south of Pauillac. Red grapes are planted to 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. Wines are fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel before ageing in wood (60% new) for 15 months. There has been a second wine produced at Lynch-Bages since 1978 that was originally called Château Haut Bages Averous, but has recently been renamed Echo de Lynch Bages. A small amount of Château Lynch Bages Blanc is made from 40% each of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon and 20% Muscadelle.

This wine isn't currently part of a mixed case, but you can always browse our full selection of mixed cases here.
  • For full delivery details see our Delivery page.
  • We offer free nationwide* delivery for all orders over £200 with our own vans. For guaranteed express deliveries (for an additional charge) please call 020 7244 0522 or email
  • Order & Collect from any of our 4 London shops. Order by Midnight for collection the next working day from 11am.
  • Private wine storage: we offer a full In Bond and Duty Paid private wine storage service - find out more here.