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Haut Batailley Premier 1988

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Wine Spectator: "'This has good fruit character but is slightly herbal and green. Medium- to full-bodied, with firm tannins and a medium finish. Better with age; best after 2000." 11/98

Region: France » Bordeaux » Pauillac

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Color: Red
Variety: Bordeaux Blend
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Château Haut Batailley:
The name of this estate refers to one of the battles of the Hundred Years War that was fought here in 1452. The first vines were planted in the 16th century and in the 1855 classification it became a fifth growth. In 1932 it was bought by brothers Marcel and Francois Borie who split it in 1942. Marcel got the larger share plus the chateau while Francois share became known as Chateau Haut-Bata... Read more
The name of this estate refers to one of the battles of the Hundred Years War that was fought here in 1452. The first vines were planted in the 16th century and in the 1855 classification it became a fifth growth. In 1932 it was bought by brothers Marcel and Francois Borie who split it in 1942. Marcel got the larger share plus the chateau while Francois share became known as Chateau Haut-Batailley although there was no actual chateau. Haut-Batailley was bought by the Cazes family of Chateau Lynch-Bages in 2017.There are 22 hectares under vine There is a second wine called 'Tour d'Aspc' after a tower on the estate with a statue of the Virgin Mary on it Read less

Wine Spectator: "'This has good fruit character but is slightly herbal and green. Medium- to full-bodied, with firm tannins and a medium finish. Better with age; best after 2000." 11/98

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