Pauillac de haut Batailley - Bordeaux - 2013
The Pauillac de Haut Batailley:
On the palate, this generous wine expresses all its charm associated with a beautiful fruity structure with silky tannins. It combines harmony and roundness. It is a very elegant wine that will provide a lot of pleasure.
Surface of the vineyard : 22 hectares
Average age of the vines : 35 years
Soil : Very deep coarse gravel
Grape Varieties : 60% Cabernet Sauvignon – 40% Merlot.
Density of plantation : 10 000 vines/hectare
Cultural methods : Mechanical ploughing of the soil Viticulture practices: Spraying kept to the absolute ef fective minimum
Grape Selection : Two successive selections before and after the de-stemming process.
Vinification: A long period of maceration (about 3 weeks)
Aging: In French oak barrels for between 14 to 16 months