LIVE opportunities: 100-point Tuscan wines for under £1,000

The table below is a snapshot of LIVE offers of wines that have been awarded 100 points by leading critics.

Greatest value

The cheapest 100-point wine offered LIVE is the Taylor’s 2016 Vintage Port at just £420 per 12×75. The wine was described by James Suckling as, “really, the most amazing young Taylor’s I have ever tasted”.

Tuscany features heavily in the table, with Brunello di Montalcino wines from the lauded 2015 and 2016 vintages much in evidence.

There is a raft of 100-point wines from these two years that are currently being offered at well below £1,000 per 12×75.

100-point Bordeaux

There is also value to be found in top-scoring claret from acclaimed vintages. We have, on numerous occasions, highlighted the relative value of the Bordeaux 2016 vintage compared to the greats of the recent past and present. Neal Martin of Vinous is a fan of the vintage. The cheapest 100-point wine LIVE on the market that he’s awarded 100-points is the 2016 Cos d’Estournel, which currently sits at £1,760 per 12×75.

For followers of Robert Parker, the cheapest offerings of his 100-point wines are Pape Clement 2010, Pontet-Canet 2010 and Léoville Poyferré 2009, all under £1,700 per 12×75.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW confirmed many of those 100-point scores in her Bordeaux 2010: 10 Years On tasting in 2020, re-scoring both the Pape Clement and Pontet-Canet at 100. She likewise scored the 2016 Cos d’Estournel at 100.

If you are looking for wines that have achieved perfection that won’t break the bank, then the table below is a great place to start.

Top offers – lower than and around Market Price