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Château Haut-Brion Blanc 2021 released En Primeur

  • Château Haut-Brion Blanc 2021 has been released at £7,320 per 12×75.
  • Neal Martin gave it 96-98 points.
  • Today’s release is one of the best value wines on the market

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Haut-Brion Blanc 2021 has been released at €600 per bottle ex-négociant, equal to the 2020’s opening price.

White wine production for Clarence Dillon wines was down between 20-50% this year.

It is being offered by the international trade for £7,320 per 12×75. The new release is one of the best value wines on the market today. See more pricing analysis below.

Critics’ scores

The First Growth’s white wine has been highly scored by numerous critics. Both Neal Martin and Antonio Galloni at Vinous gave it 96-98 points.

Martin called it ‘undeniably a showstopping Haut-Brion Blanc’, while Galloni described it as ‘a wine of tremendous stature and breed’.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW (The Wine Independent) gave it 95-97 and remarked that ‘only about 500 cases are produced, of which 150 are kept by the property for its own use’.

The wine received 100-points by Jeff Leve (The Wine Cellar Insider), and 98-99 from James Suckling.

Fair Value analysis

Haut-Brion Blanc prices show correlation to both critic scores (66%) and age (67%). Looking at the score chart (above), today’s release comes at around an 18% discount to the price implied by Liv-ex’s Fair Value methodology and 14% below the 2014, which received the same score.

With production volumes down, sensible pricing and high scores from critics, today’s release offers an exciting opportunity for those able to secure an allocation.

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 580+ 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.