Skip to main content

Château Angélus 2021 released En Primeur

  • Château Angélus has been released at £3,120 per 12×75. 
  • Neal Martin scored the wine 93-95 points.
  • There is relative value in numerous back vintages. 

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Angélus 2021 has been released at €265 per bottle ex-négociant, up 1.9% on the 2020’s opening price.

It is being offered by the international trade for £3,120 per 12×75. The are several physical vintages, including the 2014 and 2015, that look better value compared to today’s release. See more Fair Value analysis below. 

Critics’ scores 

Neal Martin (Vinous) scored the new vintage 93-95 points, noting that the 60% Cabernet Franc component in the blend was ‘the highest percentage ever’. He added it was more understated than previous vintages and ‘deserves 4-5 years in bottle to show its true potential’. 

The Wine Advocate’s William Kelley said it was a ‘brilliant wine’ with ‘unprecedented purity and finesse’. He scored it 94-96+. 

Jane Anson concurred with Martin’s assessment that it is ‘less exuberant’ than recent vintages but still ‘classy and with presence’. She scored it 95-points. 

Fair Value analysis 

According to Liv-ex’s Fair Value methodology, there are several physical vintages of Angélus that look good value in comparison to today’s release. 

The 2014, 2015 and 2016 vintages all have better scores, several years in bottle and are currently available in the market for less than the 2021. 

When comparing to a greater number of back vintages, Angélus prices show a 52% correlation to Benchmark critic scores. Liv-ex members on Silver+ packages can view these via the Fair Value tool.

Other releases

Second label, Le Carillon de Angélus 2021 has also been released at €78 per bottle ex-négociant.


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.