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Immediate market demand for Sassicaia’s new 2019 release

By February 17, 2022Bronze, Fine Wine Market, Italy, Releases
  • Sassicaia 2019 has been released at £1,990 per 12×75.
  • The wine has 98-points from The Wine Advocate’s Monica Larner.
  • The 2019 already traded at a 23.4% premium on the secondary market.

Sassicaia 2019 enters the market

Sassicaia 2019 has been released in the UK at £995 per 6×75 (£1,990 per 12×75), a 10.6% increase on the 2018 release (£1,800).

The Wine Advocate’s Monica Larner awarded the wine 98-points, describing it as ‘one of the prettiest and most balanced editions of Sassicaia we’ve seen this past decade’. She explained that the 2019 ‘marries the precision of the 2016 with the rich fruit weight of the 2015’.

The wine has already seen demand on the secondary market. Current LIVE bids on Liv-ex are as high as £1,180 per 6×75. The wine last traded at £1,228 per half case, representing a 23.4% increase on its release price.

Fair Value opportunities

The wine offers plenty of value for those lucky enough to have secured an allocation at the release price. Most older vintages of Sassicaia are more expensive, bar the 94-point 2017, which has a current Market Price of £1,970.

Other vintages that offer good value based on their critic scores include 2013, 2014 and 2018.

The highest scored vintage of Sassicaia – the 100-point 2016 – commands a Market Price of £3,460 per 12×75.

Liv-ex analysis is drawn from the world’s most comprehensive database of fine wine prices. The data reflects the real time activity of Liv-ex’s 560+ merchant members from across the globe. Together they represent the largest pool of liquidity in the world – currently £100m of bids and offers across 16,000 wines. Independent data, direct from the market.