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Château Canon La Gaffelière 2022 released En Primeur

  • Château Canon la Gaffelière 2022 has been released for £780 per 12×75.
  • ‘Excellence from a Saint-Émilion that just never lets you down’, said Neal Martin who rated it 93-95 points.
  • Buyers looking for value might want to consider the 2018 and 2019 vintages.

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Canon La Gaffelière 2022 has been released at €64.80 per bottle ex-négociant, up 20.0% on 2021’s opening price (€54 per bottle).

It is being released with a recommended retail price of £780 per 12×75 (€ 75,6 / HK$ 635 / CHF 76,8 / £ 65 / $ 92 per bottle), up 20.4% on the 2021 release (£648).

Buyers searching for opportunities have several options among back vintages. See more pricing analysis below.

Critics’ scores

Neal Martin (Vinous) awarded the wine a barrel range of 93-95 points, calling it ‘utterly charming’. In his words: ‘Excellence from a Saint-Émilion that just never lets you down’.

William Kelley (Wine Advocate) said the wine was ‘supple, suave and sophisticated, with a lively core of fruit, powdery tannins and a long, saline finish’ and awarded it 94-96 points.

James Suckling scored the wine a barrel range of 97-98 points, calling it ‘full-bodied with a beautiful center palate and a lovely fine tannin texture’.

Fair Value analysis

There is no significant correlation between Canon la Gaffelière Market Prices and Neal Martin scores – the chosen critic for Liv-ex’s ‘Fair Value’ methodology.

Based on the chart above, buyers looking for value in back vintages might want to consider the 2018 and 2019 vintages. The wines received 93 points from Neal Martin (Vinous) and are available at discounts of 30.0% and 32.2% respectively to today’s release.

Other releases

The other wines from the Neipperg portfolio, La Mondotte, Clos de l’Oratoire and L’Aiguilhe, have also been released ex-négociant for €144, €27.60 and €13.45 per bottle respectively.

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.

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 620 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.

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