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.
Liv-ex considered a statement made by Robert Parker 10 years ago about first growth pricing and has found him to be largely correct.
American buyers were out in force at Sotheby’s New York sale this week, in an auction that made US$1.4 million and was dominated by Bordeaux.
The top 10 most disappointing wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
The final day’s tasting of Bordeaux 2013, and a summary of how to handle the ensuing campaign.
The fine wine authentication expert on her love of sharks, fear of snakes, dreams of being a slalom skier, and wine’s seedy underbelly.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
The 2005 vintage of Haut-Brion has dipped below £5,000 a case on Liv-ex, further strengthening the index’s claim it offers the best value of the first growths.
Wines from Haut-Brion since 2008 offer some of the best value of all the first growths when prices and scores are taken into consideration.
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