Something of a forgotten or at least over-looked Burgundy vintage, the 2006s have been quietly outperforming their parent index on Liv-ex.
Tasting the 2005s ten years on, Michael Schuster was struck by their ‘sheer drinkability’ and ‘wonderful appealing freshness’
Hong Kong’s merchants make their fine wine recommendations for Chinese New Year – from Port to Champagne and the Rhône.
After several years of declines, the price of Bordeaux has crept back up to 2010 levels for the first time according to fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index.
With months before Parker pronounces on this year’s en primeur, and rumours he might not get to Bordeaux until April, merchants are eyeing up 2005.
Gary Boom came to London with just £10 in his pocket, and went on to found Bordeaux Index in 1997, having made a fortune in the City.
Will next year’s Bordeaux futures campaign see a large scale return to the market of US buyers and how will that affect the campaign amid calls for cuts?
Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.
A steadying fine wine market with boosts from Asia and the US have given a leg up to Bordeaux Index’s results in the first half of the year.
Customers are being drawn back to Bordeaux by mature vintages priced for drinking rather than speculation, according to Bordeaux Index.
© 2015 Union Press Ltd | Unit 122, 30 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0HS, UK | Registered in England and Wales No. 03606414 | Tel: +44 (0)20 7803 2420