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Wednesday 1 March 2017 loc: GB

Fine Wine

Angélus to build new chai for Carillon

St Emilion grand cru classé ‘A’ Château Angélus, has said it plans to build an entirely new chai in which to produce its second wine, Carillon de l’Angélus.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 No Comments »

‘Feverish’ bidding for ’45 La Mission in NYC

Two double magnums of 1945 La Mission Haut-Brion were one of the more sought-after lots at Sotheby’s recent fine wine sale in New York.

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 No Comments »

2009-10 Bordeaux price disparities

Despite the acclaim both vintages have received, the 2009s and 2010s from certain estate can vary widely in price.

Monday, February 27th, 2017 No Comments »

Labruyère ‘emulating Burgundy’ in Champagne

The Labruyère family has added a Champagne to its portfolio and intends to produce wines made only from individual crus.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sale achieves £1.72m

Sotheby’s recent fine wine sale in London realised over £1 million with Pétrus and Lafite taking the top lots.

Friday, February 24th, 2017 No Comments »

iDealwine update: a Rhône star

While Romanée-Conti and Petrus dominated the overall iDealwine auction rankings in 2016, the most expensive single bottle was an Hermitage La Chapelle. Investors would do well to take a closer look at this revered northern Rhône appellation.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

High demand for Burgundy ‘dangerous’

Yannick Champ, the winemaker of Domaine Prieure Roch in Nuit-Saint-Georges, has said that the current high prices of Burgundy are “dangerous” and could follow in the footsteps of the Bordeaux price crash.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

H&H puts old vats back to work

Madeira producer Henriques & Henriques has put back together several large, 100-year-old, satin wood vats for ageing its young wines.

Friday, February 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Christie’s to host ex-cellar Figeac sale

St Emilion premier grand cru classé, Château Figeac, has announced it has released a number of wines from its cellars to be sold by Christie’s in London this March.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Fine wine investment: the problem with Burgundy

The hitch with Burgundy is that while its numbers may seem encouraging, the difficulty of getting hold of any makes it a poor choice for many portfolios.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 2 Comments »

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