Bordeaux 2016 – Pauillac


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The big news in Pauillac at the end of last month was the fact that the Cazes family of Ch Lynch-Bages had just acquired Ch Haut-Batailley from the aunt of Xavier Borie of Ch Grand-Puy-Lacoste, who has been responsible for making Ch Haut-Batailley up to and including the 2016 vintage. In a telling break with tradition, Xavier Borie and his daughter Emeline did not show Haut-Batailley this year (and nor did the Cazes family) so I therefore have no note on it and I wonder therefore whether it is a...