Wine Enthusiast Top 100 of 2008 - #3
"Classic Lynch-Bages with just a bit of extra power and richness. While thetannins are structured, it is the velvety fruit that rolls around the mouth that is the most dominant character. It is coming together into a wine that will be big and dense, but never over the top."
"There's a relaxed feel to this wine. Caze's team can dress Lynch-Bages in the black-tie formality of a first growth, but the wine is still lovely... There's something ethereal about its tannins, like a chocolate truffle mealting in the mouth. Pure black cherry flavor saturates the wine with freshness; the complexity is intriguing and silken rathern than aggressive..."
-Wines & Spirits