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Friday 19 September 2014

First Growths

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 »

Margaux and Haut-Brion on the rise

Bordeaux first growths Margaux and Haut-Brion are taking an increasing amount of trade by value on Liv-ex – more than the other three first growths combined.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Non first growths show value in 09

Although wines from Bordeaux have seen high levels of decline in the last couple of years, away from the first growths there are many estates offering good value.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Was Parker right about first growth pricing?

Liv-ex considered a statement made by Robert Parker 10 years ago about first growth pricing and has found him to be largely correct.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Most popular wines of 2014 – so far

Liv-ex has compiled a list of the most searched-for wines on its website and while Bordeaux still dominates the rise of the rest of the world is also evident.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Lafite’s premium narrows further

Lafite’s premium over its fellow first growths is narrowing as poor performing vintages start to make their way into its Liv-ex sub-index.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Mouton, Angélus and Pavie

Mouton Rothschild and Right Bank heavyweights Angélus and Pavie threw their combined backs behind the 2013 en primeurs this morning.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: weakest since 2007?

Half of the merchants in Liv-ex’s Bordeaux 2013 en primeur survey have voted the vintage the weakest out of 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012 for the first growths in terms of quality.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

First growths’ top vintages down 35%

Prices of first growths from “on” vintages have fallen by 35% or more since the market peak in February 2011 – but the 2000 vintage is bucking the trend.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 3 Comments »

Bordeaux drags market down in 2013

The poor performance of Left Bank Bordeaux frustrated merchants this year and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 is facing an unparalleled third consecutive slump.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

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