A blend of 70% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache and 10% Syrah, it possesses a modern, yet gorgeous, profile with big blackberry, cassis, roasted meats, tree bark and licorice aromas and flavors all soaring from the glass.
Wine Advocate: 94
An opulent, full-bodied wine, packed with soft tannins that are already nicely evolved and silky. Very concentrated and varied on the nose, with the classic signs of flowers and red fruit in the foreground. This is a wine that fully ex
Wine Advocate: 97
“It has a rich and powerful bouquet that overshadows the 2010, decadent ripe quince, peach and dried honey scents, a dab of beeswax developing with time. The palate is wonderfully balanced with botrytis-rich fruit, a multilayered and op
Wine Spectator: 95
"The wine's opulence - contained and succulent, round at heart - reveals itself in the mouth." The envelope slides and stretches, and the wine becomes more complex and edgy, silkier than it is creamy.
Wine Spectator: 96
The wine appears an intense, youthful ruby red. The nose offers rich fruit that is fully ripe yet at the same time crisp and lively, backgrounded by delicate nuances of balsam and toastiness.
This huge Pauillac boasts an inky/purple color as well as impressive notes of creme de cassis, smoke, graphite and spring flowers. This dense, seriously endowed, monstrous Lynch Bages is reminiscent of some of the wines made at this estate in the 1950s, 1
Wine Advocate: 95
“This wine is fabulous in the vintage, although certainly less profoundly concentrated and extracted, as well as structured, compared to the 2013, which was off-the-charts fabulous. This is a brilliant wine, charming, with front-end loa
Wine Advocate: 99
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, IX Estate Red is distinguished by complex fruit interplays, a luscious nose of rustic herbs, iron, clay and black fruits, huge layers of flavor and supple, sweet t