Leoville Poyferre 2016 was released today at €66 per bottle ex-negociant, up 19.5% on the 2015 release (€55.20). It is being offered by the international trade at £780 per 12×75, an increase of 36.8% on the 2015 release in sterling terms.
Overall, critics have been positive in their reviews of Leoville Poyferre 2016. Jancis Robinson scored the wine 18 points and described it as “really rich and winning”. Neal Martin awarded the wine 95-97 points and said, “it just glides across the mouth and slips down the throat with consummate ease. Superb.”
Prices for Leoville Poyferre 2016 are 90.5% correlated to Wine Advocate score. Based on today’s release of £780 per 12×75, Liv-ex’s ‘fair value’ methodology places Leoville Poyferre 2016 just below the trend line.
Buyers confident in the quality of the 2016 might find value in this year’s release. However, with several years in bottle, the 2010 and 2011 also look attractive.
Liv-ex members can see ongoing real-time prices for Leoville Poyferre on Market View.