En Primeur Château Haut Batailley will be available for delivery or storage once it lands in the UK, usually two years following the en primeur offer.
The history of Haut Batailley joined that of the Borie family in 1930, when they acquired the domain of Batailley. However, it was not until 1940 that the vineyard was split in two and the Batailley and Haut Batailley estates were born. It was under François-Xavier Borie’s custodianship until 2017, when the Cazes family, owner of Château Lynch-Bages, acquired Château Haut Batailley. The specificity of this Château’s terroir lies in its location. Even if the property is on the Pauillac appellation, it is at the limit of the Saint Julien appellation, which brings a certain femininity, a rare quality for a Pauillac. The vineyard area in production is 22 hectares and the grape variety is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. The average age of the vines is 35 years old. The management of the vineyard is reasoned. The tillage is exclusively mechanical with the plowing, the grape harvest is exclusively manual. A double sort is organized on vibrating table before and after destacking. The vatting is long during the vinification since it lasts about 3 weeks. In order to improve the quality of winemaking and preservation, an extensive investment program was carried out with the construction of a new winery.
En Primeur pricing is per case as specified and excludes UK duty and VAT, which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine is released from bond for delivery. Bonded storage is available. Onward delivery or transfer is not included and can be quoted for on request. Free delivery on orders over £100 does not apply to bonded or en primeur wines.