Although it was released with no ex-cellar premium, Latour’s 2007 has largely failed to ignite UK consumers’ interest say merchants.
Burgundy is anticipating a patchy 2016 harvest following “challenges” caused by spring frosts, with yields potentially dipping by around 25%.
The line-up of the La Mission Haut-Brion ex-cellar sale being held in New York this October has been announced.
Latour has released the next tranche of its ex-cellar offerings, this time the 2007 vintage of the grand vin – with no premium.
The 2014 vintage of Château d’Yquem has been released at the same price as the 2013 and despite being more expensive due to the weaker pound, sales have been positive say merchants.
The New York auction house,Zachys has announced its first sale of the season was sold 100% by lot, realizing a total of HK$45.4 million (US$5.9 million).
The wine cellar of disgraced oilman Aubrey McClendon was sold for US$8.44 million in Chicago at the weekend.
A case of 1988 Romanée-Conti from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti led the line-up at Bonhams recent London sale.
Earlier this month Tokaji producer Disznoko celebrated the 20th anniversary of its acquisition by AXA Millèsimes with a vertical tasting in London.
Winemakers in Priorat have moved from a Bordeaux approach to winemaking to a Burgundian approach according to one producer in the northern Spanish region.
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