The top 10 most disappointing wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
February has seen Cheval Blanc take its highest share of monthly trade on Liv-ex since December 2012 – in the appropriately named Year of the Horse.
The Bordeaux-based white wine consultant on early-morning horse rides, discovering the aroma of Sauvignon Blanc and drinking Doisy-Daëne with Dumas.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
Scottish artist Jonathan Warrender has taken inspiration from Bordeaux to create a collection of 26 drawings featuring some of the region’s most famous châteaux.
Since 2005, vintages of Château Yquem have all dropped in price as expensive releases have prevented the wines from appreciating in value.
Saint-Emilion estates Château Angélus and Pavie were “wrong” to put their prices up this year, according to one of their neighbouring estates.
The end of the 2012 en primeurs may finally be in sight after all with the release of Cheval Blanc and Ausone yesterday and Léoville Poyferré and Figeac this morning.
US billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has been awarded $12m in damages by a Manhattan jury having emerged victorious in a lawsuit over 24 fake bottles of wine.
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