Is the 2006 Cheval Blanc a “dark horse” vintage for the Saint Emilion heavyweight?
The end of the 2014 campaign is in sight after a flurry of late releases and only Montrose remains unreleased among the big-name estates.
Members of the Hong Kong wine trade have shared their views on Bordeaux 2014, including the feeling that the campaign needs to work harder to inspire confidence from the region.
The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.
Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.
Bordeaux 2014 may not be “outstanding”, but for Cheval Blanc’s technical director, it is a “classical vintage” that produced “a real Cheval Blanc”.
A blind tasting of the Saint Emilion grands crus classés A across several vintages saw Angelus and Pavie lag behind fellow “A”s Cheval Blanc and Ausone, leading one critic to suggest they are “not on the same level”.
Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.
Chicago-based auction house, Hart Davis Hart, is to hold its first ever sale dedicated solely to Bordeaux later this month with ex-cellar consignments from three leading estates.
South African winemakers have taken new steps to help prevent wine fraud.
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