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Thursday 2 July 2015

Bordeaux

Is Parker wrong about the 05 Médocs?

With no Médoc wines gaining 100-points in Robert Parker’s retrospective of the 2005 vintage, one firm has asked: “Has the time come to just ignore Parker’s view of the 05s?”

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

China recognises ‘Bordeaux’

China has said it now recognises the term “Bordeaux” as a brand after what has been a four year struggle by the French government.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Hart Davis Hart biggest in US

Chicago-based wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart is the market leader in the US in the first half of 2015 having turned over US$20 million so far this year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Rise for Haut Bailly in Liv-ex 2015 classification

Liv-ex’s bi-annual “re-classification” of Bordeaux saw Haut Bailly leap into “second growth” territory while a number of “fourth growths” are now thirds.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2005: 12 ‘perfect’ wines

Twelve wines have been given “perfect” 100-point ratings in Robert Parker’s 10-year retrospective of the 2005 Bordeaux vintage.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux wine thieves found guilty

A French court has sentenced 15 men over the audacious theft of $1.1 million of wine from some of Bordeaux’s most prestigious estates.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2005: Biggest movers

Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

En primeur: beware the heralded vintage?

From an investment point of view is it best to buy the “vintages of the century” en primeur or later?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Parker retrospective boosts 05 Palmer

Château Palmer’s 2005 is the latest wine from that vintage to see an increase in trade as anticipation over Robert Parker’s forthcoming ’05 retrospective builds.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

BI offers 2014 imperial collection en primeur

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index is offering its clients a 10 imperial collection of Left Bank Bordeaux from the 2014 vintage.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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