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Sunday 29 November 2015

First Growths

‘Too late’ to change 1855 classification

It is “too late” to update Bordeaux’s famous 1855 classification of Grand Cru Classé estates, according to one key player in the region.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

The irresistible rise of Haut-Brion?

After being touted as perhaps the best value first growth on the strength of its points and prices two years ago, is Haut-Brion finally moving into the limelight?

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Lafite’s fortunes continue to fade

Château Lafite’s price premium versus its fellow first growths is continuing to fall with Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion catching up.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: 2012 Bordeaux

Following Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores of the 2012 Bordeaux vintage some of the wines, including Haut-Brion, have seen substantial price increases.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: the second wines

In 2010 the second wines of the Bordeaux First Growths surged into the headlines seemingly only to fade away just as quickly, how have they been faring since?

Friday, April 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

A case of déjà vu at Liv-ex?

A surge of excitement followed by dashed hopes has been a familiar pattern with the Liv-ex 100, but are things changing?

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne leads fine wine market

The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex: Haut Brion on the rise

New figures released by Liv-ex show Haut Brion, the perennial “also-ran” among First Growths, pulling away from its rivals.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

First growths see trade boost

Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Reds lose out to whites in Parker scores

Wine critic Robert Parker’s scores for the 2013 Bordeaux vintage will help support the whites’ claim to greatness but could undermine some of the reds.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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