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Sunday 20 April 2014

Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2013: What will the others do?

With a mixture of admiration, caution and near indifference, the trade considered the impact of Pontet-Canet’s surprise release this week.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine vs the alphabet

More pseudo-science now as the “Fine wine vs” series tackles the weighty issue of which letter is the most influential in fine wine.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet explains itself

Melanie Tesseron co-owner of Pontet-Canet has explained why the fifth growth released so early and at the same price as last year.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: First impressions

Ben Kennedy gives his insights into the new wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage ahead of en primeur week.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet a ‘tough ask’?

Pontet-Canet has jumped the starting gun for this year’s en primeurs, releasing its 2013 vintage at €60 a bottle ex-négociant – the same price as the 2012.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

DP and Lafite lead $5.1m HDH auction

Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Pavie and Angélus prices settle

After nearly a year and a half of continued increases, prices for Right Bank grand crus, Pavie and Angélus, have slowed.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Latour releases 2004 to ‘deathly silence’

Château Latour has re-released its 2004 vintage and 2006 Forts de Latour with respective premiums of 23% and 6% – and the market has greeted it with “deathly silence”.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013 ‘like sailing through a storm’

Bordeaux-based wine consultant Denis Dubourdieu has described the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux as one of the hardest in his career and “like sailing through a storm.”

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

MW event to feature Le Pin’s new sister wine

Wine from Jacques Thienpont’s new St Emilion profect will be on pour at this May’s MW Symposium alongside an impressive selection of labels from MW winemakers.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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