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Château Lynch-Bages 2021 released En Primeur

  • Château Lynch Bages 2021 has been released at £1,020 per 12×75.
  • Neal Martin scored it 94-96 points.
  • The new release is one of the best value vintages on the market today.

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Lynch-Bages 2021 has been released at €90 per bottle ex-négociant, the same as the 2020’s opening price.

It is being offered by the international trade for £1,020 per 12×75. The new release is among the best value wines on the market today. See more pricing analysis below.

Critics’ scores

Today’s release received 94-96 points from Neal Martin (Vinous), who called it ‘a very classy Lynch-Bages’.

Antonio Galloni awarded it 92-94 and described it as ‘a brooding wine’.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW (The Wine Independent) also gave it 92-94, while William Kelley (The Wine Advocate) rated it 93-95.

Jane Anson scored it 94-points, and declared it ‘one of the best in Pauillac’.

Fair Value analysis

Today’s opening price comes at around a 9% discount to the price implied by Liv-ex’s Fair Value methodology. This makes the 2021 one of the best value vintages on the market today.

Buyers might also wish to consider the 2019, which has a higher score and comes at a 9.8% premium.

Buyers looking for value might be also interested in the 2017 and 2014 vintages, which are available below £900 per case.

Other releases

The 2021 Echo de Lynch-Bages was also released this morning at €28.80 per bottle ex-négociant. Volumes of the second wine are down 30% on 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 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.