Bordeaux 2023 market analysis: Pichon Baron, Pavie, L’Eglise Clinet out

Bordeaux 2023

Pauillac-based Château Pichon Baron and top-tier St-Émilion estate Château Pavie were among the latest big names to join the Bordeaux 2023 en primeur campaign this morning (4 June), alongside Château Giscours and Château L’Eglise-Clinet.

Year-on-year price reductions have continued, with prices on down in the region of 18-25% on an ex-Bordeaux négociant basis.

Four new releases at a glance:

Château Pichon Baron 2023 97pts (Decanter) | €103 per bottle ex-négociant, down 23.4% versus 2022 | UK price £1,234 per 12x75cl in bond (IB)
Château L’Eglise Client 2023 | 97pts | €210 per bottle, down 19.2% | UK price £2,508 (12x75cl IB)
Château Pavie 2023 | 97pts | €234 per bottle, down 22% | UK price £2,784 (12x75cl IB)
Château Giscours 2023 | 95pts | €40.8 per bottle, down 18.4% | UK price £492 (12x75cl IB)
Price data source: Liv-ex.

Other highlights this week so far include Pichon Comtesse 2023 (98pts, Decanter), which generated strong praise from several merchants yesterday.

See Decanter’s full verdict on the Bordeaux 2023 vintage, plus ratings and tasting notes on the top-scoring…

Source : https://www.decanter.com/premium/bordeaux-2023-market-analysis-pichon-baron-pavie-leglise-clinet-out-531103/