Gaffeliere 2019 has been released at €40.8 per bottle ex-negociant, down 19% on the 2018 release (€50.4). The wine is being offered by the international trade at £504 per 12×75, down 18.4% on the 2018 (£618).
Today’s release received a barrel range of 95-96 points from both Jean-Marc Quarin and James Suckling. In his tasting note, Suckling described the wine as “a polished red with well-integrated tannins that are soft and persistent. Very tailored.”
Prices for Gaffeliere are correlated to ‘Benchmark Critic’ scores. Based on today’s release, a score of 90 would place the wine on the ‘Fair Value’ line.
Other already physical vintages that look attractive include the 2016, carrying an in-bottle score of 93 from Neal Martin and just a 6% premium to today’s release.
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