Country: France Region: Bordeaux (Pauillac)
Varietal: Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet franc
Vintage: 2014 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Chateau Batailley
Located south of Pauillac, Château Batailley is one of the oldest estates in the Médoc. Batailley's vines are situated on a gravelly plateau that descends towards the Gironde. The superb soil has excellent natural drainage ideally suited to the estate's combination of premium grape varieties.Lions de Batailey comes mainly from young vines, as well as from wines issued from non-associated plots in the final Grand Vin blend.
Lions de Batailley is produced from a majority of Cabernet Sauvignon, a grape varietal which grows well on Batailley's gravel soil. The wines are well-structured with ripe tannin and a typical blackcurrant bouquet of Cabernet Sauvignon at its best. Silky tannins with acidity and length. It is a wine that drinks easily young, but will also age well.
Food Matches: Lions Batailley is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes.