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2019 Chateau Haut-Batailley

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2019 Chateau Haut-Batailley from Chateau Haut-Batailley, Pauillac, Bordeaux

The vineyards of Pauillac have indeed been generous to connoisseurs in this 2019 vintage, crafting a narrative of meticulous viticulture kissed by auspicious weather. The 2019 Chateau Haut-Batailley from Chateau Haut-Batailley manifests the quintessence of its origin, rising like a crescendo amidst the storied tapestry of Bordeaux wines.

 

2019: A Vintage Defining Balance and Precision

The growing season that culminated in this harvest was marked by climatic benevolence; an amiable spring was followed by a summer which teetered on the brink of vigor and restraint. What emerged was a paragon of equilibrium: ripe fruits and purposed tannins that stir in the glass with an intimation of longevity and grace.

Aforementioned equilibrium finds itself elegantly captured within this offering. The 2019 Chateau Haut-Batailley boasts blackcurrant bouquets enhanced by whispers of cedar and violet—a serene yet profound nose. On the palate, it indulges with refined plushness, supple yet structured—a meshwork of fruit complexity and minerality that speaks volumes of its terroir.

 

A Resonant Investment Potential

Investors will find the 2019 Chateau Haut-Batailley an eloquent testament to Pauillac's prowess. It is a wine tailored for patience, promising to unfurl its narrative over time, rewarding those who afford it repose in their cellars with an opulence that balms the soul. Within this vessel lies not only an alluring elixir but potential for a gratifying return.

In sum, the 2019 vintage from Chateau Haut-Batailley is one that invites both admiration and anticipation. Richly woven with the fabric of its plateau, it is a wise acquisition for those seeking to deepen their collection with a wine evocative of Pauillac's prestige and promise—a tapestry yet complete but with every thread poised in perfect harmony.

Current market price

$720.00

12x75cl

Highest score

94

POP score

30.71

Scores and tasting notes

93-95

Displaying a deep garnet-purple color, the 2019 Haut-Batailley opens with fragrant notes of blackcurrant cordial, blackberry preserves and redcurrant jelly, leading to suggestions of fragrant soil, dried mint, woodsmoke and Sichuan pepper. Medium-bodied, the palate delivers impactful, vibrant black fruit flavors with a racy line of freshness and finely grained tannins to support, finishing long with lots of savory and mineral sparks.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown - The Wine Advocate, 9 July 2020

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