ready-improve2016 Ch. Haut Batailley, Pauillac

Product: 2016-0750-00-8006895
  • Vinous
  • The Wine Advocate
  • Jancis Robinson
  • James Suckling
  • Jeb Dunnuck
  • Ready, but will improve


The 2016 Haut-Batailley was tasted from two bottles, the first showing a touch of TCA. The second has an airy and well-defined bouquet of blackberry, graphite and subtle floral aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-boned tannins and very classic in style, displaying impressive grip. I appreciate the substance toward the finish, and the pencil lead lingering on the aftertaste. This is an outstanding Haut-Batailley. Tasted blind at the Southwold tasting.

Drink 2022 - 2042

Neal Martin, (Aug 2020)

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[]Vinous:: 94/100                                                                                           []The Wine Advocate:: 89/100                                                                           []Jancis Robinson:: 17/20
[]James Suckling:: 94/100 
[]Jeb Dunnuck:: 92/100 
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Bottle Price 75 cl $420.00