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Carruades de Lafite 2021 released En Primeur

  • Carruades de Lafite has been released for £1,980 per 12×75. 
  • Antonio Galloni called it a ‘serious’ Carruades. 
  • It is the cheapest vintage currently available in the market. 

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Carruades de Lafite 2021 has been released at €160 per bottle ex-négociant, down 5.9% on the 2020’s opening price.  

It is being offered by the international trade for £1,980 per 12×75. The new release is the best value wine on the market today. See more pricing analysis below.  

Critics’ scores 

Antonio Galloni (Vinous) rated the second wine 91-93, calling it a ‘serious Carruades’. William Kelley writing for the Wine Advocate said it was ‘impressively intense’ and showed the progress that had been made with the wine over the last 10-15 years. He rated it 90-92. 

Jane Anson scored it 91-points saying it was ‘very Lafite in style’ with ‘a ton of concentration and hidden power’. 

Fair Value analysis 

The new wine is the best value vintage of Carruades de Lafite available in the market. It’s release price is 16.3% less than the current Market Price of the 2020 (£2,304 12×75). 

Our Bordeaux En Primeur 2021 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.  


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.