The estate has enjoyed a solid reputation for years and wine critics have been rather impress with the refined and complex wines produced on site. Chateau Batailley is seen as an affordable ‘true Pauillac’ style.
Nose has started to open and reveals mulberry, wild strawberry and leather aromas with a touch of minerality. A refined and well balanced Pauillac with fine tannin. – DWM April 2017
“Wood spice, earth, black currant and sweet cherry characteristics are found in this elegant, medium to full-bodied, surprisingly rich, well-textured effort. From the bottle, it confirms the high quality I noted two years ago from barrel. More forward than usual for Batailley, it is a dark plum-hued wine that requires 2-4 years of bottle age, but should easily last 15+ years.” – 90pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, May 2011
French still red wine from Pauillac Bordeaux France, made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot.
Château Batailley a 5ème cru classé located to the west of Mouton Rothschild in Pauillac. It is named after a battle (bataille), that took place on this exact location 600 years ago and, won by the French who re-conquered the land from the English. The estate is owned by negociant Borie-Manoux and run by their son Philippe. Since the 2000s the quality of their wines has improved and wine critics have been rather impress with the refined and complex wines produced on site. Château Batailley today is seen as an affordable ‘true Pauillac’ style. View our selection.
The 57 hectares of vineyards are planted with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot with an average of 40 years old vine. The wine is usually aged for 16 months in oak barrel of which 60% is new.