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?
Lafite Rothschild has released its 2013 vintage with a 14% cut on its 2012 price to €288 per bottle.
The top 10 most disappointing wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
Bordeaux first growth Château Mouton Rothschild is seeking €410,000 in damages from Domaine Mouton in Givry for “usurping” its name.
Our first report from the 2013 en primeurs spans St Estèphe to Margaux, with thoughts on Montrose, Pichon Lalande and Lafite among others.
More pseudo-science now as the “Fine wine vs” series tackles the weighty issue of which letter is the most influential in fine wine.
Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti was the most valuable fine wine sold by Sotheby’s in 2013.
Since their 2011 peak, Lafite and others in the Rothschild stable have dropped back to their 2010 levels, prices falling over 40% in the process.
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.
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