Tag: Pauillac

Ch. Haut-Batailley: in the pink

Classified Growths in Pauillac don’t change hands often, so when they do it’s worth taking note. Five years ago, the Cazes family of Château Lynch-Bages acquired Château Haut-Batailley: there are bold changes afoot. “So why did you paint it pink?” we ask Jean-Charles Cazes. We’re standing outside the cellars of Château Haut-Batailley in Pauillac, which Jean-Charles’s […]

Bordeaux 2021: Margaux and Pauillac

Our team’s penultimate day tasting Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur takes them to some of the Left Bank’s top names. Here, Mark Pardoe MW reports on highlights from Margaux and Pauillac, where there have been some outstanding wines on show. The pieces of the 2021 jigsaw are starting to fall into place. Based on what we […]

Bordeaux 2021: St Julien and Pauillac

Bordeaux 2021 En Primeur tasting week continues apace. Today, our Wine Director, Mark Pardoe MW, reports on a day of tasting on the Left Bank, including highlights from St Julien and a first glimpse at Pauillac. Today’s visits saw the team begin to get to the heart of the 2021 vintage on the Left Bank. […]

A closer look: our 2019 Own Selection Pauillac

Our new Own Selection Pauillac comes from the state-of-the-art new winery at Château Lynch-Bages. The quality of the raw material is evident in the wine, says our Bordeaux Buyer Georgina Haacke. What is it? Our 2019 Own Selection Pauillac comes from our friends at Château Lynch-Bages. It benefits from the same techniques, technology and terroir […]