Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.
There is “a huge demand already” for Château Angelus 2014, according to Hubert de Boüard, owner of the St-Emilion property.
db rounds up the 10 best Bordeaux estates for en primeur returns on average from the last 10 years.
A blind tasting of the Saint Emilion grands crus classés A across several vintages saw Angelus and Pavie lag behind fellow “A”s Cheval Blanc and Ausone, leading one critic to suggest they are “not on the same level”.
Saint Emilion estate, Pavie, has unveiled a silver label for its 2012 vintage to celebrate its elevation to grand cru classé A status in that same year.
Hubert de Boüard, of Château Angelus, has admitted the 2013 Bordeaux vintage was incredibly unusual, resulting in wines that are Burgundian in character.
Hubert de Boüard, owner of Château Angelus in St Emilion, has hailed 2014 a “vintage for consumers” rather than collectors due to its fruit forward character.
The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.
Stephanie de Boüard, of Château Angélus, believes it is her duty to shake things up a bit and make some changes at the St Emilion estate.
Mouton Rothschild and Right Bank heavyweights Angélus and Pavie threw their combined backs behind the 2013 en primeurs this morning.
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