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Château Coutet 2020 En Primeur

  • The wine has been released at £324 per 12×75 SEP.
  • The release price of the 2020 is the same as the 2019’s initial release but makes the 2020 8% more expensive than the 2019 at its current Market Price.
  • The new vintage has been scored 17+ by Jancis Robinson MW, who said it was “sleek and fresh”.

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Coutet 2020 has been released at €26.40 per bottle ex-négociant, equal to the 2019’s opening price. It is being offered by the international trade for £324 per 12×75.

Although it has been released at the same price as the 2019, the new release is 8% more expensive than the 2019’s current market price of £300 a dozen.

‘Sleek and fresh’

There have not been many scores released for the wine so far. Jancis Robinson MW scored it 17+ noting it was: “Not one of the sweetest wines, or what I probably mean is that the acidity is more pronounced than in many of its peers. Sleek and fresh. But probably for relatively early drinking.”

Other scores include a 90 from Jean-Marc Quarin and 93-95 from the team at Falstaff magazine.

Back vintages

At its release price, it would need a strong score from benchmark critic, Neal Martin, at least a 95, to look truly compelling.

The 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019, all rated 95 by Martin, look to offer considerable value among back vintages.

Our Bordeaux En Primeur 2020 page contains everything you need to know about this year’s campaign. You can also sign up for our daily En Primeur email alerts using the form below.