A relatively newcomer to the Bordeaux scene, Château Haut-Batailley was historically part of Château Batailley, one of Pauillac’s oldest and largest estates. Owners of the Batailley estate since 1931, the Borie family essentially managed the property well before that, beginning in the late 1860s. By 1942, the family decided to divide the Batailley estate to avoid future inheritance difficulties. The property was split into two, son Marcel took the larger share, complete with the building, and title, Château Batailley, while the remaining part of the estate passed on to their son, François, as Château Haut-Batailley. Today, Haut-Batailley remains under the Borie family’s leadership, along with châteaux Grande-Puy-Lacoste and Ducru-Beaucaillou. Classified as a 5ème Grand Cru Classé, the 22-hectare estate produces sophisticated supple wines. Haut-Batailley is a harmonious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.