The history of Lynch-Bages, situated in the lands of "Batges" at the entrance to Pauillac, is emblematic of the Médoc region. The Lynch-Bages vineyards are planted across 100 hectares in the region. It was once owned by Thomas Lynch who managed the land wisely and produced high quality wines under the name of ''Cru de Lynch'' and be classified as one of the fifth growths as part of the prestigious 1855 Classification. Later on, it was leased to Jean-Charles Cazes who manage and run the vineyard ever since.
Online Tasting Experience
15 May 2020 - 3 pm HK Time
Taste in real-time with our wine advisors. Five 100ml tubes. Designed for two people.
The sleepy villages of Pauillac, Margaux and Saint Estèphe may not look like much to an outsider passing by, but the work that’s taking place in the surrounding vineyards and behind the stone walls of the châteaux is unleashing the full-bodied beauty of Cabernet Sauvignon.
What you'll learn:
Winemaking history of Médoc and Graves
Terroir and grape varieties of Bordeaux's Left Bank
Wine blending styles and Cabernet Sauvignon
Organic and sustainable winemaking in Bordeaux
Château Cordeillan-Bages - An Intimate chartreuse
Château Cordeillan-Bages is a mansion dating back to the mid-19th century with 28 bedrooms & suites.Set in lush gardens, it is a delight for hedonists.
Immerse yourself totally in the epicurean experience of the art of wine as a way of life in the Médoc!
WineTasting Workshops /Tours
2hrs 30 mins
Tasting classes are led by wine experts Charles Thuillier and Kerstin Bauer who share their passion for wine.
Introduction to Tasting: Learn the basic steps of wine tasting and how to put into words: colour, aromas, flavours, texture,… with 4 different wines.
The Medoc Appellations: Taste 4 wines from the different appellations of the Médoc.
The Art of Blending: Learn how to identify Bordeaux’s main grape varieties with an exceptional tasting of Lynch-Bages’ single varietal wines, followed by the blend of the same vintage.
Bordeaux Great Terroirs: Appreciate 4 wines: 1 dry white, 2 reds (left bank, right bank) and 1 sweet white.
Wine and Food pairing: Basic principles of successful food-wine pairing.