The Alliance des Cru Bourgeois du Médoc is to revive the ‘Supérieur’ and ‘Exceptionnel’ categories when it launches its new classification in 2020.
Although it was released with no ex-cellar premium, Latour’s 2007 has largely failed to ignite UK consumers’ interest say merchants.
The line-up of the La Mission Haut-Brion ex-cellar sale being held in New York this October has been announced.
Latour has released the next tranche of its ex-cellar offerings, this time the 2007 vintage of the grand vin – with no premium.
The New York auction house,Zachys has announced its first sale of the season was sold 100% by lot, realizing a total of HK$45.4 million (US$5.9 million).
The wine cellar of disgraced oilman Aubrey McClendon was sold for US$8.44 million in Chicago at the weekend.
This week Sotheby’s first London fine wine auction of the new season exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to reach £1,019,383 million.
St Emilion grand cru Cheval Blanc is to release a white wine later this month, the first to be produced by a major Right Bank estate.
This October UK auction house Christie’s is to auction the Avery family’s cellar which is regarded as “one of the finest…collections of old and rare wine ever to appear at auction.”
Sotheby’s is to auction three fine wine cellars over two days in Hong Kong this October for an estimated US$8- $11 million.
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