Liv-ex’s Lafite Indices are climbing once again after months of poor performances.
Bordeaux 2010 has accounted for 13% of all trade by value so far in March on the Liv-ex index.
From Boris Johnson and Raymond Blanc to the unlikely duo of Chris Evans and Will Lyons via some knock-out Bourbon punch, it’s been a busy week in the drinks trade.
In the San Francisco Chronicle Jon Bonné reviews Napa County Zinfandels and the Wall St Journal’s Will Lyons recommends a wine that “oozes a creamy vanilla character”.
The prices of some 2010 Bordeaux have seen a slight increase since the release of Robert Parker’s scores – in particular 100-point winners such as Pontet-Canet.
Wine critic Robert Parker has scored 10 wines from the 2010 vintage 100 points in a surprise turnaround.
Over 300 bottles of Château Palmer were stolen from the estate’s cellars recently – and then recovered.
Christie’s has said that it will be responsible for auctioning the wines from the UK government’s cellar.
Sotheby’s London sale this week saw strong bidding for Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion but Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Montrachet took the top honours.
Businessman, rugby backer and vineyard owner Jacky Lorenzetti has expanded his wine interests by acquiring a 50% stake in Margaux third growth Château D’Issan.
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