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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Bordeaux 2013

‘There is no market’ for 2013 Bordeaux

There is no demand for 2013 Bordeaux whatsoever, admitted Lilian Barton-Sartorius from Château Léoville Barton, although buyers shouldn’t expect prices to fall for this year’s release.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 3 Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Reds lose out to whites in Parker scores

Wine critic Robert Parker’s scores for the 2013 Bordeaux vintage will help support the whites’ claim to greatness but could undermine some of the reds.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

More slides for fine wine in May

The Liv-ex indices continued their decline throughout May with first growth prices continuing to sink and non-Bordeaux fine wines strengthening their position in the market.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux heading for ‘collective suicide’

Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 4 Comments »

More bleak news for fine wine

The latest Cellar Watch Market Report brings more miserable news for the fine wine world as Liv-ex’s indices continued to slide in April following a torrid en primeur campaign.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur: Anger and frustration to resignation

Resignation seemed to dominate the mood among merchants and other market commentators as the 2013 campaign was chalked down as yet another “missed opportunity”.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

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”.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: the end is nigh

With the release of Vieux Château Certan, L’Eglise Clinet and Léoville Poyferré this morning, the end of the Bordeaux 2013 campaign is in sight.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur vs peanuts & parrots

A special en primeur-themed edition of the “Fine Wine vs” series in which the link between Bordeaux 2013, peanuts and parrots is explored – in depth.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: has Ausone got it right?

Ausone released the price for its 2013 vintage yesterday afternoon at the same level as Cheval Blanc, it should be the more attractive offer – but is it?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

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