Chateau Haut Batailley Verso Pauillac, 2017
2nd wine of Ch. Haut-Batailley
Awards: Robert Parker: 90pts – Jancis Robinson: 15pts
First created in 2017, the Château Haut-Batailley Verso is the new second wine of Château Haut-Batailley, which is now run by the talented team at Lynch-Bages.
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Tasting Notes: At first, Chateau Haut Batailley Verso is a dark-berry and mineral character with stones as well. Then Medium body, firm and silky tannins wine with a fresh and clean finish. At last, the wine shows structure and style.
jamessuckling.com, April 2019
Château Haut-Batailley verso is located in Pauillac appellation.
First, the estate was part of Château Batailley until its purchase by the brothers François and Marcel Borie in 1932. Then, they decided to Divide into two properties in order to prevent inheritance difficulties.
The smaller part which did not include the Batailley château became the property of François Borie.
Then he added to its vineyards with land acquisitions from Château Duhart-Milon while also running Château Ducru-Beaucaillou. Following his death in 1953, the property passed on to his daughter Françoise de Brest-Borie, while being administered by her brother and Ducru-Beaucaillou owner Jean-Eugène Borie.
In 2017, the Cazes family of Château Lynch-Bages has acquired the Château Haut-Batailley estate.