Château Batailley, 5me cru Pauillac 2011
Soft and feminine wine with juicy fruit, smooth and elegant with a touch of oak to give balance and good length. Attractive, forward style.
|Bottle Size||75 cl|
|Area||Médoc & Left Bank|
|Major Grape||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Grapes||70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot|
|Drinking Guide||Drink or Keep|
|Food Match||Fillet of Welsh Black beef, bone marrow, triple cooked chips|
If you really want to push the boat out, this bottle from Château Batailley is superb. Pauillac, one of the greatest communes in Bordeaux, produces wines defined by their power, decadence and dry, savoury style. The 2010 vintage is revered, but the 2011 should not be overlooked.