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Chateau Haut-Batailley

The winery is located in the municipality Pauillac in the same area in Médoc (Bordeaux), must not use the same name Château Haut-Bailly (Pessac-Léognan) can be confused. For a long time it was with the neighboring one Chateau Batailley a common property. In the Bordeaux classification 1855 it received fifth place (Cinquième Cru Classé). It came into the possession of the brothers Francis (1890-1953) and Marcel Borie (1892-1958) in 1932. In 1939 they decided to divide the property. The larger part (Château Batailley) went to Marcel, the smaller part was now called Château Haut-Batailley and went to Francis Borie. After his death, daughter Françoise Brest-Borie inherited the estate.

Today the winery (together with the Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste ) under "Domaines François-Xavier Borie" by François-Xavier Borie, the nephew of Françoise. The vineyards cover 22 hectares with Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 20 months in one-third new barriques. The second wine is called "Château La Tour L'Aspic". See the close-knit family history of Borie and Castéja below Borie-Manoux,

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