Château Teyssier’s Jonathan Maltus, the only Englishman to score 100 Parker points, discusses the current mood in Bordeaux.
Although the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 declined in February, the “Rest of the World 50” continues to rise – buoyed by Taylor’s Port.
2014 Bordeaux is a “great”, “miracle” vintage that is close in style and quality to the exceptional 2010s, according to Nicolas Glumineau, general manager for Roederer’s Bordeaux estates.
The practice of buying Bordeaux en primeur has lost all its appeal for collectors unless the vintage is exceptional, according to the world’s most influential wine critic.
Spending a lot for a top quality wine is fine if you plan to drink it, but not as a form of investment, says the world’s leading wine critic Robert Parker.
Saint Emilion estate, Pavie, has unveiled a silver label for its 2012 vintage to celebrate its elevation to grand cru classé A status in that same year.
A 57 bottle vertical of Pétrus and prestige Champagne cuvées from Salon, Krug, Gosset and Selosse will lead Christie’s next Hong Kong sale this month.
It is hardly “hold the front page” news, but last month’s dip in the Liv-ex 100 was a little disappointing after such a strong January.
One of the UK’s top independent merchants reveals its bestsellers of the past year, and why 2014 is “a watershed vintage” for Bordeaux en primeur.
First growth Château Latour is to release its 2003 grand vin and the 2008 vintage of its second wine, Les Forts de Latour, later this month.
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