Bordeaux 2011

Parker scores begin to move 2011s

The Bordeaux 2011s have received a boost since Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores, with trades in the vintage almost up to almost 20% of Bordeaux trading activity on Liv-ex this month.

Yquem to skip en primeur this year

Château d’Yquem will not be sold en primeur this year due to unfavourable trading conditions, director Pierre Lurton has announced.

High prices will not protect Bordeaux ‘brand’

With the pricing of Bordeaux futures a large part of the failure of three successive campaigns, the depreciation of recent back vintages shows that high pricing does not help châteaux protect their “brand”.

Boutique St Emilions top Parker scores

Two "boutique" Saint Emilions, Palmer and Pape Clement topped Robert Parker's in-bottle scores for the 2011 vintage and even if Ausone slipped from its 100-point potential, the Right Bank won out in general.

Deal of the week

June 8th, 2012

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