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Saturday 25 April 2015

Bordeaux

Market celebrates a ‘very punchy’ price for Latour

Merchants’ prayers have been answered with Latour’s release for its 2003, but will it set the tone for Bordeaux 2014?

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

A Chinese first growth coming soon?

The fact that over 100 Bordeaux châteaux are now in Chinese hands, begs the question – will they ever own a first growth?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Christie’s kicks off NYC spring season

Christie’s is beginning its New York spring season with an online sale featuring over 900 bottles of Madeira.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A: Jonathan Maltus, Château Teyssier

Château Teyssier’s Jonathan Maltus, the only Englishman to score 100 Parker points, discusses the current mood in Bordeaux.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Taylor’s Port boosts RoW 50

Although the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 declined in February, the “Rest of the World 50” continues to rise – buoyed by Taylor’s Port.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014 declared ‘miracle’ vintage

2014 Bordeaux is a “great”, “miracle” vintage that is close in style and quality to the exceptional 2010s, according to Nicolas Glumineau, general manager for Roederer’s Bordeaux estates.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 3 Comments »

Parker: Bordeaux primeurs ‘largely dead’

The practice of buying Bordeaux en primeur has lost all its appeal for collectors unless the vintage is exceptional, according to the world’s most influential wine critic.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 4 Comments »

Wine is not for investing, says Parker

Spending a lot for a top quality wine is fine if you plan to drink it, but not as a form of investment, says the world’s leading wine critic Robert Parker.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 5 Comments »

Pavie launches 2012 with silver label

Saint Emilion estate, Pavie, has unveiled a silver label for its 2012 vintage to celebrate its elevation to grand cru classé A status in that same year.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Pétrus and Champagne to lead Christie’s HK sale

A 57 bottle vertical of Pétrus and prestige Champagne cuvées from Salon, Krug, Gosset and Selosse will lead Christie’s next Hong Kong sale this month.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

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