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Thursday 31 July 2014

Lafite

Under-the-radar Lafites trading well

Although Lafite no longer commands the share of trade it used to there are vintages that are still attracting buyers’ interest.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 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 »

Lafite China’s first wine declared ‘not bad’

DBR Lafite managing director Christopher Salin described the first wine from its Chinese vineyard as “not bad, not yet good”.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 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 »

Case of 1982 Lafite tops auction at $42k

An original wood case of Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982 was the top selling item at Zachys’ New York Spring auction this week selling for $41,650.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco slashes fine wine prices

Tesco is slashing the prices of first growth Bordeaux and other fine wines in a major sale starting tonight.

Friday, May 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

US ‘reasserts’ itself at Sotheby’s sale

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.

Monday, April 28th, 2014 No Comments »

AWC further defends authenticity of wines

The Antique Wine Company has issued a further statement defending the authenticity of a number of wines now claimed to be fakes.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine company sued over ‘fake’ Yquem

London-based fine wine merchant, the Antique Wine Company, is accused of selling an American wine collector thousands of dollars worth of fake Bordeaux.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Lafite 2013: buy Mouton instead

Lafite led the way among the first growths when it released yesterday as the cheapest vintage on the market but is Mouton a more reasonable offer?

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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