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Tuesday 21 February 2017 loc: GB

First Growth

Japanese whisky the ‘first growth’ of spirits

Rickesh Kishnani, head of Platinum Wines and the Whisky Investment Fund has said that Japanese whisky is the “first growth” of spirits due to an overwhelming demand from Chinese collectors.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

David Hockney designs latest Mouton label

English painter David Hockney has designed the label for the 2014 vintage of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Latour to release ‘totality’ of 2000 stocks

The next releases from Latour will be the remaining stocks of the estate’s 2000 grand vin and the 2009 vintage of Les Forts de Latour, the château has revealed.

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Mouton to shrink en primeur offering

From the 2015 vintage, Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild will be offering fewer wines en primeur due to a rising demand for wines in bottle.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 1 Comment »

The most powerful fine wines 2015: Part 2

This week we conclude our countdown of the top 10 most powerful fine wines of 2015 with a close look at those brands placed at positions five to one.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 No Comments »

The most powerful fine wines 2015: part 1

We count down the top 10 most powerful wines of 2015, starting with those brands placed at positions 10 to 6.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Estates who didn’t listen to market made ‘big mistake’

Bordeaux estates that didn’t take the market into consideration when deciding their en primeur release price made a “big mistake” this year according to one first growth.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

A Chinese first growth coming soon?

The fact that over 100 Bordeaux châteaux are now in Chinese hands, begs the question – will they ever own a first growth?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco slashes fine wine prices

Tesco is slashing the prices of first growth Bordeaux and other fine wines in a major sale starting tonight.

Friday, May 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2013: Margaux joins releases

Château Margaux has recommenced this week’s primeurs by matching fellow first, Mouton’s, price drop of 10%.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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