Château Haut-Batailley 2006
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Château Haut-Batailley 2006

Bordeaux - Pauillac - Red - 13° Château Haut-Batailley Château Haut-Batailley 2006 1040/06
  • Parker : 91
  • J. Robinson : 16,5

A sensual red wine from Pauillac

Château Haut-Batailley is a Grand cru classified in 1855 from the appellation of Pauillac. The vineyard extends over 22 hectares. The blend contains 76% Cabernet Sauvignon and 24% Merlot.

At tasting, a garnet colour can be observed on the Château Haut-Batailley 2006. On the nose, one can detect red fruit fragrances, which provide purity and freshness. On the palate this wine displays fruit aromas, silkiness and a particularly elegant body. The wine shows great generosity thanks to its ripe and seductive tannins. It is a rather complex wine with a beautiful balance and a very sensual finish.

Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted at a vertical tasting at the château. The 2006 Haut Batailley is a wine that I have always appreciated and at ten years of age, I have no reason to change that view. It has a such a lively and vivacious bouquet, especially when compared to the sultrier (if ultimately superior 2005 Haut-Batailley). The palate is underpinned by very fine tannin, the acidity quite noticeable but simply lending freshness and tension. There is a sense of this being a Pauillac that is tightly coiled and there is a lot of energy on the finish. This is a great success for the vintage, but if you can wait another couple of years, it should manifest more intriguing secondary notes and turn into a more interesting Pauillac. Tasted July 2016.
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Millesima offers Chateau Haut-Batailley, purchased exclusively from their producing estates. In stock in our cellars in Bordeaux in their original case from the Château or Estate.

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