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Thursday 21 August 2014

En Primeur

Consumers ‘turning backs’ on Bordeaux

British consumers are turning their backs on Bordeaux after losing faith in both producers in the region and the en primeur system, according to two key fine wine merchants.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: the end is nigh

With the release of Vieux Château Certan, L’Eglise Clinet and Léoville Poyferré this morning, the end of the Bordeaux 2013 campaign is in sight.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

En primeur vs peanuts & parrots

A special en primeur-themed edition of the “Fine Wine vs” series in which the link between Bordeaux 2013, peanuts and parrots is explored – in depth.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: has Ausone got it right?

Ausone released the price for its 2013 vintage yesterday afternoon at the same level as Cheval Blanc, it should be the more attractive offer – but is it?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Cheval Blanc releases at 2008 price

Cheval Blanc has released its 2013 vintage at the same price as the 2008 but it would have to drop to at least the 2004 level if it were to be anywhere near the cheapest vintage on the market.

Monday, April 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Figeac, Langoa Barton, Branaire Ducru

Another flurry of releases this morning with Figeac, Langoa Barton, Branaire Ducru and Domaine du Chevalier.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: ‘best value’ wine releases

Grand Puy Lacoste, the wine voted to be the “best value” by UK merchants, has released its price – so, is it?

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Lafite 2013: buy Mouton instead

Lafite led the way among the first growths when it released yesterday as the cheapest vintage on the market but is Mouton a more reasonable offer?

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Lafite under €300 a bottle

Lafite Rothschild has released its 2013 vintage with a 14% cut on its 2012 price to €288 per bottle.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Kirwan and Climens

After a busy day yesterday, Margaux third growth Château Kirwan and Sauternes first growth Château Climens were this morning’s key releases.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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