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Friday 3 July 2015

Bordeaux

Bordeaux 2014: A Certan success

“Wine of the vintage”, Vieux Château Certan, should sell out quickly, but the remaining big estates are now locked in a “Bordeaux standoff” straight out of Hollywood.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 1 Comment »

Christie’s to offer ex-cellar Guigal in HK

Auction house Christie’s is to offer an ex-cellar consignment of Guigal, another from Laroche and the cellar of a private collector in Hong Kong this month.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: ‘Seriously beautiful’ Comtesse turns heads

Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande set hearts aflutter this morning with its release, one merchant calling it “brilliant, brilliant, brilliant wine.”

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2014: the wine we all want?

A “quintessential” Domaine de Chevalier released this morning but despite positive noises from merchants, is it the wine everyone wants?

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘remarkable’ results

Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, saw its latest sale achieve a “remarkable” US$6.2 million.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: A well-judged release?

Léoville Barton and Pape Clement released this morning, but are they among the campaign’s better-judged releases?

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Lea & Sandeman expresses EP frustration

Fine Wine merchant Lea & Sandeman has expressed its frustration with the pricing of this year’s en primeur campaign.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

D’Issan celebrates UK-Bordeaux links

Château d’Issan invited prominent members of the UK trade to Westminster Abbey last night to commemorate the days when Bordeaux was English.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Counting Lacoste

Pavie emerged this morning and, as was expected, mirrored fellow Saint Emilion “A” Angelus in its pricing, while the “best value” wine of the year was also released.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Mature Bordeaux keeps market buoyant

Despite a “mixed” approach to 2014 Bordeaux pricing, the fine wine market is said to be in a “broadly positive” mood, although the greatest trading activity is linked to more mature vintages.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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