Almaviva 2014 was released yesterday and is being offered by the international trade at £800 per 12×75. This is a 19.4% increase on the release price of the estate’s 2013 vintage.
As the chart above shows, the wine is being offered at a similar level to other recent vintages in the market. The equally scored 2013 is currently available at a 6.3% discount to the most recent release.
James Suckling noted: “It goes on for minutes. A fabulous wine. Better in 2020 but gorgeous now.” He awarded it 97 points.
The wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (68%), Carmenere (22%), Cabernet Franc (8%) and Petit Verdot (2%). It has been aged for 18 months in new French oak.