The Cazes family, which owns the Michel Lynch brand (as well as Château Lynch-Bages), also has vineyards in the Graves, and this well-rounded, spice- and pear-flavored wine draws on good vineyard contacts in that region. There is toast, along with citrus acidity and a fine, fruity finish.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.