It was Lafite rather than Pétrus or Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, that topped Sotheby’s latest London sale.
As the 2015 Bordeaux vintage nears the beginning of its en primeur campaign, we look back at the region’s greatest vintages through the years.
If you’re an investor, remember that you never ‘own’ a case of wine – you’re merely holding on to it in the hope of a return.
Château Haut-Brion is no longer quite the pre-eminent premier grand cru classé claret at auction, but where it does trump the likes of Mouton and Lafite is in its price stability.
The trade is barely back from Bordeaux and already there have been a couple of release prices from small estates – do their increases foreshadow what’s to come?
Château Magnol, a cru bourgeois in the Haut-Médoc, has taken on Château Angélus’ Hubert de Boüard as winemaking consultant.
The second day of the Union des Grands Crus tasting focused on the Left Bank, where the claims that 2015 is a great vintage were put to the test.
Pessac-Léognan estate, Smith Haut Lafitte has unveiled limited edition labels for the 2015 vintage to celebrate its 650th anniversary.
With en primeurs having only just begun, one topic of conversation was not the quality of the vintage but an expletive-filled rant by Michel Rolland.
With the trade having descended on Bordeaux for primeurs, we present a few first impressions of the Right Bank, Sauternes, Graves and Pessac-Léognan.
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