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Château Suduiraut 2023 released En Primeur 

  • Château Suduiraut 2023 has been released for £519 per 12×75.  
  • Antonio Galloni awarded a potentially perfect score of 98-100 points. 
  • Buyers looking for value may turn to back vintage options.  

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Château Suduiraut 2023 has been released at €43.20 per bottle ex-négociant, down 10.0% on the 2022 release (€48).  

It is being offered with a recommended retail price of £519 per 12×75, a 10.8% decrease on the 2022’s opening price (£582 a case).  

Except for the 2021 vintage, which was produced in very low volumes, today’s release is the most expensive vintage of the decade available on the market. Buyers have several value options in back vintages. See more pricing analysis below.  

Critical response 

Antonio Galloni (Vinous) awarded a potentially perfect score of 98-100 points, calling the wine ‘a real stunner’. According to him, it is a ‘Sauternes that is more finesse than power’. 

Neal Martin (Vinous) described this vintage of Suduiraut as ‘supremely gifted’, giving a score of 96-98 points.  

James Lawther MW (Jancis Robinson) awarded the 2023 Suduiraut his highest score of the vintage, 18/20 points. He described the wine as ‘appetising and with great potential’.  

James Suckling gave the wine a score of 97-98 points, describing it as ‘very spicy and long, almost oily’.  

Pricing Analysis 

According to the Liv-ex Fair Value methodology, Market Prices of Suduiraut are 53.2% correlated with scores from Antonio Galloni. As shown in the chart below, today’s release falls below the Fair Value regression line. Given its impressive critical response, it may present as reasonable to buyers. There are highly rated, lower-priced options in back vintages.  

The 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 vintages all fall below the trend line and represent Fair Value.  

Of these, fans of Neal Martin may opt for the 2019 vintage. Available at a 30.6% discount to today’s release, the wine received a 97-point score from the critic, his joint-highest of the past decade. By contrast, Martin awarded the 2016 92 points, his joint-lowest score of the decade.  

Our Bordeaux En Primeur 2023 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 20,000 wines.         

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