Echo de Lynch-Bages 2013
It displays a dense, deep ruby colour and an expressive nose on aromas of black fruits and spices. The attack is lively and racy. However, 2013 Echo de Lynch-Bages does display the characteristics of its elder brother Lynch-Bages. Undeniably, it is a lighter Echo but adequately reflects its elder brother Lynch Bages' character with cassis fruit, tobacco, wet earth, and truffle flavours. With reconciled tannins, the wine is easy to drink. 2013 is a difficult vintage but did not present a problem for a responsive field and winemaking team. Unfortunately, the yield is low, like less than 31.5 L/ha. Composition is 70% Cabernet and 30% Merlot. Wood-ageing is 14 months with used barrels.