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1979 Château HAUT-BATAILLEY / Pauillac 5th Growth

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closed 12/02/2019, 12:39 PM

Lot size: 2 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1979 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Base of Neck (BN)Question Mark Grape variety:

From the '79 vintage - perhaps for a 40 year old's birthday this year...

Both have very similar levels at "Base of Neck, the labels also are similar being complete, a little cellar ageing, and both are topped with château embossed capsules covering firm capsules.

A couple of Cellartracker notes:

12/5/2016 - EIRIKM WROTE:
Seemed a bit tired when opened, but some air and food worked wonders. Mature claret, not overly complex, but clean, lean and classic in its expression of time and place.

9/5/2015 - JONNY616 LIKES THIS WINE: 88 Points
Another good bottle from the 70's. Opened and decanted 1 hour prior. Cork broke so decanted through a strainer. Very unpleasant nose on decanting, but this had gone by the time we drank it. Colour still bright in the centre and brick red at the rim. Mature Bordeaux flavour with good length.

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The wine can be collected: From postcode BA22, Somerset, United Kingdom
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