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Château Batailley 2022

Pauillac AOC 5eme Grand Cru Classe

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  • 97pts, Decanter, 2023
  • 91-93, Robert Parker, 2023
  • 94-96, Neal Martin, 2023
  • 92-94+, Jeb Dunnuck, 2023
  • 95-96, James Suckling, 2023
  • 17, Jancis Robinson, 2023

The 2022 vintage of this superb 5ème Cru Classé Pauillac has been very well received – described by Vinous as “like driving a classic old car, in the best possible sense”. Cabernet driven, it is tight, powerful and full bodied. One for the long haul.

The 2022 vintage of this superb 5ème Cru Classé Pauillac has been very well received – described by Vinous as “like driving a classic old car, in the best possible sense”. Cabernet driven, it is tight, powerful and full bodied. One for the long haul.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Velvety, dark black fruits, graphite edge, fine tannic structure

Aroma

Classic pencil lead, mint and rich, ripe cassis and bramble

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Batailley 2022

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2041

In an appellation known as the most expensive on the Left Bank, Château Batailley is that rarest of treasures: a classic, consistently excellent Grand Cru Classé Pauillac that delivers all the depth and flavour you’d expect of the appellation at a good value price. Especially when you compare it to the costs of its immediate neighbours. Sited on a deep gravel bed and named after a battle between the French and the English 600 years ago, Batailley has quietly made superb, dark, big-boned claret dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon for centuries. Always reliably good, in the last 15 years quality has rocketed with James Lawther MW and Neal Martin commenting this 2022 is one of the best yet. Intense and powerful, yet with mineral precision.

"A very tight and typical Batailley. Racy tannins, which are pure and focused. Spicy finish" James Suckling
Critic, 95-96 Points
Map showing Pauillac AOC 5eme Grand Cru Classe
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