Acker Merrall & Condit’s next Hong Kong sale this month features a roll call of Burgundy’s greatest names.
Sotheby’s will begin its autumn season in London later this month with the sale of a “Great Bordeaux Cellar”.
Château Mouton Rothschild has overtaken fellow first growth Lafite as the most searched for wine on Liv-ex.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong October auction features two single-owner sales estimated at over HK$36 million and described by the auction house as a “tempting treasure trove full of allure and promise.”
Château Lafite’s price premium versus its fellow first growths is continuing to fall with Mouton Rothschild and Haut-Brion catching up.
With Lafite’s 2010 vintage now over 50% below its release price, is now the time to buy?
This year’s en primeur campaign has been hailed a success by several Hong Kong-based wine merchants, with many Asian consumers having changed their buying habits to reflect personal consumption.
Sotheby’s en primeur campaign was a sterling success according to the auction house, with sales up 90% on 2013.
Following Robert Parker’s in-bottle scores of the 2012 Bordeaux vintage some of the wines, including Haut-Brion, have seen substantial price increases.
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index ran flat in May with Bordeaux first growths accounting for the majority of wines that went up – and down over the course of the month.
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