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Saturday 6 February 2016


Bordeaux 2014: week round-up 7-13 May

En primeur releases in the last week have covered first growths, the occasional Right Bank estate and a smattering of Left Bank properties

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Pontet-Canet price ‘ambitious’

Merchants have reacted with a distinct lack of enthusiasm to Pontet-Canet’s release and don’t have many warm words for Lafite’s first tranche policy either.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Keep Carmes and Calon

Calon Ségur and Carmes Haut-Brion each came out today with a 12% rise on their respective 2013 prices but it looks as it may pay off for at least one of them.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: firsts sticking together

Château Margaux has joined its fellow firsts with a release price of €240 a bottle ex-négociant, an 11% rise on 2013.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: 25% discount the key?

Is a 25% discount to the current prices of the 2006 and 2008 vintages the best way for Bordeaux estates to find a receptive audience this campaign or are buyers’ hearts over-ruling heads in some cases?

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Woolf Sung offers VE Day Pétrus

Fine wine merchant Woolf Sung is offering some extremely rare bottles of 1945 vintage Bordeaux and Champagne, including a case of Pétrus as it takes advantage of investment opportunities in noteworthy anniversaries.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2014: good value for l’Eglise Clinet?

L’Eglise Clinet ended yesterday’s releases with a release price 24% above its 2013, while this morning has seen Climens and Issan emerge.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Pichon Baron up 22%

Super Second Pauillac estate, Pichon Longueville Baron, released its 2014 price this morning with a 22% premium on 2013 – one of the highest raises so far this campaign.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Small rises for fine wine in April

Liv-ex’s fine wine indices saw small rises in April with Bordeaux seeing very small gains off-set, for once, by a slight lag in the performance of other regions.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Best value wines of Bordeaux 2014

A roundup of the wines expected to be the best value under £500-a-case this en primeur, according to the Liv-ex survey.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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