The Liv-ex merchants’ survey crowned Vieux Château Certan as the wine of the 2014 vintage with two thirds expecting increased interest from buyers.
The Sauternes estates have made an early bid for attention in this campaign but despite repeated price cuts since 2010 it’s still not selling.
Widely acknowledged as the best vintage since 2010, even if not perfect, do critic’s scores for 2014 generally favour the Left or Right Banks of the Gironde?
Magnums of 1959 Mouton Rothschild and an ex-cellar consignment of 1995 Ornellaia will lead Sotheby’s next London sale this month.
British chef Gordon Ramsay aims to teach the Bordelais a thing or two about cooking with the opening of a restaurant in Bordeaux’s historic Golden Triangle.
Château Latour has led a recent surge of trade in older vintages as buyers look to mature Bordeaux for value over more recent releases.
Château Coutet is the latest in a string of Sauternes producers to release this week, with no change on its 2013 price.
There is no demand for 2013 Bordeaux whatsoever, admitted Lilian Barton-Sartorius from Château Léoville Barton, although buyers shouldn’t expect prices to fall for this year’s release.
Poor recent en primeur campaigns, particularly the failed release of 2013 Bordeaux, is a necessary shake-out that favours the strongest properties, according to one château director.
The Bordeaux en primeur campaign is well and truly begun with Gazin, Doisy-Vedrines and Suduiraut out this morning and not a price drop in sight.
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