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Château Angélus 2022 released En Primeur

  • Château Angélus has been released at £4,296 per 12×75.  
  • The wine was awarded a barrel range of 98-99 points from James Suckling, 99 points from Jean-Marc Quarin, and 96-98 points from William Kelley. 
  • The new release price is up 32.1% on the 2021 release, and it is topped only by the 2000, 2005 and 2012 vintages.  

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Angélus 2022 has been released at €350 per bottle ex-négociant, up 32.1% on 2021’s opening price (€265 per bottle).  

The 2022 release price is also the most expensive release of the past 22 vintages. The second highest was 2016, which was released at €294 per bottle ex-négociant.  

It is being offered by the international trade for £4,296 per 12×75, a 37.7% increase from 2021 (£3,121 per 12×75).  

Critics’ scores

Although Neal Martin (Vinous) has not yet released his scores for En Primeur 2022, the wine received 96-98 points from William Kelley (Wine Advocate).  

James Suckling gave it a barrel range of 98-99 points, praising the ‘extremely fine tannins with length and beauty that show incredible depth’.  

Fair Value  

Today’s release is one of the most expensive vintages on the market. Currently, only the 2000, 2005 and 2012 vintages are more expensive.  

As such, buyers looking for value have plenty of alternatives. For example, the 2015, 2016 and 2019 vintages, which received 97 points from Neal Martin, all come at a significantly lower price than the 2022 release.  

Other releases   

Chateau Angélus’s second label, Carillon d’Angélus 2022, has also been released at €90 per bottle ex-négociant.  

Our Bordeaux En Primeur 2022 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.    

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