Michel Lynch Merlot 2005

Merlot from Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 92774
  • red wine
  • WE87

Winemaker's Notes

The unique growing conditions and microclimates of Bordeaux have made the region synonymous with high quality. Jean Michel Cazes (owner of Chateau Lynch Bages) has created Michel Lynch wines to offer incredible value at an affordable price. The goal is to craft balanced Bordeaux wine in order to achieve varietal fruit flavors with excellent structure and finesse.

Color: Deep ruby red

Bouquet: Aromas of red cherry, plum and blackberry

Taste: Powerful, supple and fruit forward, with a lasting finish

Serving Suggestions: Enjoy with hearty pasta dishes, grilled salmon, veal, pork and beef.

Learn About Other Bordeaux

A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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