US critic Robert Parker has given the 2009 Pape Clément 100-points in the most recent Hedonist’s Gazette, after a “fun” tasting of some wines from the vintage.
Absentee bidding for a number of “unique Bordeaux experiences”, including lunches at estates such as Lafite and Petrus, is due to close this Monday before a live sale in New York.
Only a tiny amount of grand cru classé Bordeaux has “real distribution” in the UK, according to Charles Sichel, export director of Maison Sichel.
A number of 100-point Bordeaux wines from the 2000 to 2010 vintages remain under £5,000 a case – is this a pool of ‘good value’ blue chip claret to interest collectors and investors?
As the 2013 Bordeaux vintage becomes physical, trade has picked up on the secondary market for certain labels driven by their low prices.
Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.
Two Bordeaux wines, both from St Emilion, both grand cru classé, one lauded by Robert Parker – so why does the other get all the attention?
As Robert Parker relinquishes Bordeaux tasting at the The Wine Advocate to Neal Martin, does an even greater cult following beckon for his ‘perfect’ 100-point clarets?
Château Palmer is to sell a barrel of its 2015 vintage at auction in Hong Kong as part of an ex-cellar consignment this June.
Leading Portuguese wine importer, Adega Royale will host its first portfolio tasting in Hong Kong this week with over 80 wines on offer.
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