Chateau Batailley 2009 Magnum Large Format - Pauillac Grand Cru Classe 150cl / 13%
A magnum bottle of 2009 Château Batailley from Bordeaux's Pauillac appellation. A 'fifth growth' in the 1855 classification, the 55 hectare estate is planted with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot.
'The finest Batailley I have had in many years, the dense purple-colored 2009 exhibits a boatload of tannin as well as sweet, caramelized, black currant fruit intermixed with hints of charcoal, cedarwood and smoke, a full-bodied mouthfeel and the aforementioned high, but sweet, well-integrated tannin displaying no jaggedness. Batailley often requires considerable patience as it can be one of the longest-lived Pauillacs. Atypically for Batailley, the 2009 should be ready to drink in 5-7 years and keep for three decades. 94/100'
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, 2012
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