Pavie 2019 has been released at €240 per bottle ex-negociant, down 14.9% on the 2018 (€282). The wine is being offered by the trade at £2,990 per 12×75, down 14.7% on last year’s release (£3,504).

It comes with an international recommended price tag of 280 HT, 2465 HK, 303.07 CHF per bottle.

Pavie 2019 received 97-100 points from Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW (The Wine Advocate), who revealed that the yields were “35 hectoliters per hectare, and the alcohol came in at 14.73%” (exempt from US tariffs). Perrotti-Brown remarked, “Quaking with latent power and shimmering with a kaleidoscope of electric flavors, this could only be Pavie”.

James Suckling was also full of praise, scoring today’s release 98-99 points, and saying that “this is superb with great length and quality tannins”. He added that it “goes on for minutes. On and on. We will see which is better: 2019 or 2018”.

Prices for Pavie show 52% correlation to our ‘Benchmark Critic’ series. As seen in the chart above, 99 points would place today’s release exactly on the ‘Fair Value’ line.

Alternatively, the 2009 looks interesting with 100 points from Robert Parker and at £2,700 per case.

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