Tag: Haut Bailly

Ch. Haut-Bailly: come on up to the house

Véronique Sanders has been connected to Château Haut-Bailly for as long as she can remember. When her grandfather sold the property to the Wilmers family, it could have been the end of her story. In fact, it was just the beginning. Here, she shares insights from her 20-plus years at the helm of this much-loved […]

Bordeaux 2020: Pessac-Léognan reds

In this series, Mark Pardoe MW provides insight into how Bordeaux’s key communes fared in 2020. Here, our Wine Director looks at the red wines of Pessac-Léognan, based on conversations with Véronique Sanders of Ch. Haut-Bailly and Olivier Bernard of Domaine de Chevalier. At a glance: Pessac-Léognan in 2020 Hectares under vine: 1,791 Average yield: […]

From ‘legendary’ to ‘double triumph’ – a decade of Ch. Haut-Bailly

A small gathering of some of the UK’s most renowned wine writers assembled in our Pickering Cellar to taste a vertical of 11 vintages of Ch. Haut-Bailly recently (4th October), where the general manager of the chateaux in Pessac-Léognan, Veronique Sanders, gently guided us through 11 vintages from 2000 to 2010. You could hear a […]