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Michel Lynch Classique
Michel Lynch (Famille JM Cazes) - AOC Bordeaux
White,AOC Bordeaux
100% Sauvignon Blanc
history
Born in 1754, Michel Lynch devoted his life to impro­ving the wines on his Lynch-Bages property. A shrewd wine producer, he was one of the prime movers in the viticultural advances at the end of the 17th century, in particular with the early trials of de-stemming (sepa­rating the stalk and pips) before fermentation, which subsequently became widespread in Médoc. Two centuries later, his memory lives on in the name Château Lynch-Bages. And in 1986 the vineyard’s owner, Jean-Michel Cazes, created a new range of quality wines that also bears his name. Michel Lynch is a selection of wines that faithfully reflect the full diversity and wealth of Bordeaux’s vineyards. They are wines intended for amateurs wanting to immediately enjoy a wine embodying the finesse and richness typical of the region.
Vineyard
This wine pays tribute to Michel Lynch, a name that is inextricably linked with the great wines of Bordeaux. Born in 1754, he devoted his life to improving the wines on his estate now known as Château Lynch-Bages. The wine that bears his name has passed through the hands of a renowned winemaking team. It is crafted from a selection of the Bordeaux vineyard’s noblest grapes, which have been harvested at maturity and carefully vinified.
Winemaking
The mild and particularly rainy winter, followed by a wet spring, created a lot of concern but turned out to be a decisive advantage for this vintage! Once the mildew problems had been eliminated, the soft warmth at the end of June provided very favorable conditions for the vineyard’s development. Throughout the sunny summer, the vines had good reserves and has tapped into rich soil. The regular and early flowering, followed by a more spread veraison allowed a homogeneous harvest which took place in the last days of August. With idyllic sanitary conditions and intact fruit, Sauvignon Blanc produced balanced, fleshy and aromatic juices.
Tasting notes
With a beautiful pale and brilliant color with green tints, the 2020 vintage has a very expressive nose with exotic fruits and orange zest aromas. The palate is full-bodied and generous with notes of peaches, pineapple and fresh almonds. The finish is long and very fresh.
Food pairing
Monkfish & fresh herbs terrine, Spaghetti "alle vongole", Comté cheese, 18 months
Aging potential
Grape varieties
100% Sauvignon Blanc
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