Needs coaxing out of the glass as is true with so many 2005s even at 16 years old but straight off the first nose you get the most beautiful nuance and turmeric-strewn spice. It's exotic if subtle with a creamy texture grilled... Read More
Sweet, toasty, oaky notes interwoven with hints of black olives, blackberries, cassis, and spice box are found in this densely saturated ruby/purple-hued 2005. While rich, with impressive concentration and purity, it is also tannic,... Read More
The 2005 vintage is one of our greatest vintages of recent decades. Lynch-Bages 2005 was aged in 80% new oak which is the most the Chateau has ever used feeling it necessary to cloak the exceptional fruit and powerful tannins."