Owner: The Cazes family of Château Lynch-Bages since spring 2017. The vendors were the Brest-Borie family, who had bought the estate in the 1930s. Jean-Eugène Borie and François Xavier Borie were running the estate in the 1990s.
Classification: 1855 Fitfth-growth.
Vineyards: 2017 40ha of land of which 22ha of vines: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, average age of 35 years (Chris Mercer: April 2017).
La Tour l’Aspic: Second wine.
Pauillac AOC, Château Haut-Batailley: The grand vin.
Chris Mercer, ‘Bordeaux: Lynch-Bages owner buys Haut-Batailley’ www.decanter.com 03rd April 2017.