Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.
Super Second Pauillac estate, Pichon Longueville Baron, released its 2014 price this morning with a 22% premium on 2013 – one of the highest raises so far this campaign.
The release of prices for Bordeaux 2014 should begin within the next two weeks, according to Château Haut-Brion’s Jean-Philippe Delmas.
Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index has seen its biggest monthly rise in in two years, climbing nearly 2% in January, driven by 2005 Bordeaux.
Prince Robert of Luxembourg has predicted his recent purchase in St Emilion is poised to become “an equal” to first growth Haut Brion and La Mission Haut Brion.
The top 10 most disappointing wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
Sotheby’s two-day Hong Kong auction last weekend, including the first ex-cellar sale from Domaine Clarence Dillon, was hailed as a resounding success and raised US$12 million.
After a mid-week pause the Bordeaux en primeur campaign has taken off again with the release of Pontet-Canet, Haut Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion.
Sotheby’s London sale this week saw strong bidding for Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion but Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Montrachet took the top honours.
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