2009 Château Batailley – New Release

Château Batailley has just released and at a price that can only be considered remarkably fair in the context of this vintage. Wine critic Robert Parker is not alone in championing Batailley ’09, nor in drawing comparisons to the impressive 2005 vintage.  This is a very strong showing from this underrated Pauillac Fifth Growth – at such a keen release price, it is well worth a case or two. 

2009 Château Batailley, Cru Classé Pauillac
£264 per 12 bottle case in bond
On the nose, a lifted, floral edge lends appeal to dark berry fruit. A more concentrated Batailley than the norm, this vintage offers good, solid berry fruit, soft-skinned and fully ripe. Not lacking in substance, with a pleasing vibrant accent and well-expressed tannin. A successful, persistent Batailley in a classic style.  Drinking: 2015-2025

(Scored 90-92 points in Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate #188)

 We anticipate high demand so please contact us promptly on 0845 330 1855 or purchase this quickly online.

Now that the Bordeaux 2009 is truly under way, we are releasing details about the wines by email as prices are provided by the Châteaux. To receive these emails, please sign up. Additionally, as the campaign proceeds, some wines will undoubtedly be very limited in supply and it may be necessary for us to allocate stocks. Therefore, we recommend that you let us know any specific wines that interest you, so that we can allocate as fairly as possible, should the need arise. You can do this through registering your interest.

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