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Château Pavie 2021 released En Primeur

  • Château Pavie 2021 has been released at £2,784 per 12×75.
  • Neal Martin awarded today’s release a barrel range of 93-95 points.
  • The 2011 and 2019 offer relative value for money.  

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Pavie 2021 has been released at €234 per bottle ex-négociant, down 2.5% on the 2020’s opening price.

It is being offered by the international trade for £2,784 per 12×75. The 2019 and 2011 vintages look better value compared to today’s release. See more pricing analysis below.

Critics’ scores

Neal Martin (Vinous) awarded the 2021 Pavie a barrel range of 93-95 points. He called it ‘superb’, adding that the wine was ‘clearly top of the tree’ in the Gérard Perse portfolio this year.

For Antonio Galloni, who gave it 95-97 points, ‘the 2021 Pavie is a wine of tremendous potential’.

The wine also received 95-96 from James Suckling, 94-points from Jane Anson and 94-96+ from Colin Hay (The Drinks Business).

Fair Value analysis

Today’s opening price comes at around 22% premium to the price implied by Liv-ex’s Fair Value methodology. Buyers looking for value might be interested in the 2019 vintage, which boasts 96-points from Martin and is available at an 8.0% discount.

Buyers looking for a bit of age might also wish to consider the 2011 vintage. It has 95+ points from Martin and costs 21% less than today’s release.

The 94-point 2014 is also available for £2,110 (12×75), 24.2% less than the new 2021 release.

Arômes de Pavie 2021 has also been released. It came out at €60 per bottle ex-negociant, flat on the 2020 release price. It is being offered at £720 per 12×75, same as last year.


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.