Chateau Haut-Batailley La Tour L'Aspic 2004 Pauillac, France
Second wine of Chateau Haut-Batailley a vineyard situated between Lynch-Bages and Latour
Varieties: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
Oak: Aged for 12 months in barrels
The palate lays on generous tannins. Fragrant with spice, liquorice and pencil shavings. Medium bodied preserved red currants and plum with hints of cassis wet wood, graphite, smooth tannins, gentle cedar spice.
Robert Parker 89-91
Wine Spectator 85-88
Jancis Robinson 16