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Gazin 2019 released

Gazin 2019 has been released at €50.4 per bottle ex-negociant, down 19.3% on the 2018 release (€62.4). It is being offered by the trade for £630 per 12×75, down 16.6% on the 2018 release (£756).

James Suckling scored the wine a barrel range of 95-96 points. In his tasting note he said it was “full and compact with soft, silky tannins and a flavourful finish. Harmonious.”

For more information on this year’s Gazin, you can view the Chateau’s vintage presentation on the Union des Grand Cru de Bordeaux’s YouTube channel, here.

As seen in the chart above, a score of 94 points would place today’s release on the line implied by Liv-ex’s ‘Fair Value’ methodology. Any higher and the wine is deemed to be good value. Followers of James Suckling will no-doubt be encouraged by today’s release price.

Alternatively, buyers looking for other options may want to consider the 2012 vintage. It was scored 95 points by Robert Parker (Wine Advocate) and is currently available at an 8.7% discount to today’s release.

Looking for more?

Our Bordeaux 2019 pages contain everything you need to know about this year’s En Primeur campaign; analysis tools, critics scores, reports and more.