The final day’s tasting of Bordeaux 2013, and a summary of how to handle the ensuing campaign.
As the en primeur tastings begin to wind down, Château Gazin has released with a small drop of just a euro on its 2012 price.
How is the movement of the fine wine market like Felix Baumgartner’s leap from the edge of space? What goes up…
Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index has fallen for the 12th consecutive month in March, an “unprecedented” milestone, while Pontet-Canet’s 2009 and 2010 vintages came “under fire”.
The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.
Our first report from the 2013 en primeurs spans St Estèphe to Margaux, with thoughts on Montrose, Pichon Lalande and Lafite among others.
A case of 1978 Guigal La Mouline sold for double its high estimate at Christie’s London sale last week.
With a mixture of admiration, caution and near indifference, the trade considered the impact of Pontet-Canet’s surprise release this week.
More pseudo-science now as the “Fine wine vs” series tackles the weighty issue of which letter is the most influential in fine wine.
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