2009 Château BATAILLEY, 5me Cru Classé. Pauillac, Bordeaux (Magnum)
Alcohol Percentage: 13%
Size of bottle: 150cl
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Merlot 25%, Cabernet Franc 3% and Petit Verdot 2%; 18 months maturation in oak barriques (50% new).
Producer: "The 60 hectare Bordeaux vineyard of Chateau Batailley has 57 hectares under vine. The vineyard has a terroir of gravel, clay and sandy soils. There is more clay and sandstone below the surface. Located inland, off the D1, the vineyard is close to the southern end of Pauillac. The majority of the vineyard is close to, and in front of the chateau, not far from the D1. The vineyards have good elevations, with much of the land rising up to 27 meters at its high-points. It is at the peak elevation, which is where you find their best terroir" www.thewinecellarinsider.com.
Old Bridge Rating: Lovely balance between the traditional, rather dry style of a property like Batailley, and the ripeness of the 2009 vintage.
£165.00 per bottle
£156.75 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£148.50 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles