The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.
Château Latour has re-released its 2004 vintage and 2006 Forts de Latour with respective premiums of 23% and 6% – and the market has greeted it with “deathly silence”.
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.
The 2009 vintages of Lafite and Latour find themselves in very different places four years after their release, with a 30% gap in pricing now separating the two.
Scottish artist Jonathan Warrender has taken inspiration from Bordeaux to create a collection of 26 drawings featuring some of the region’s most famous châteaux.
Latour has released its 2007 Forts de Latour without the significant premium that marked its previous (and first) ex-cellar release.
French billionaire François Pinault, owner of Bordeaux first growth Château Latour, has bought Araujo Estate in the Napa Valley.
US billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has won a legal victory over internet entrepreneur Eric Greenberg in a lawsuit over 24 fake bottles of wine.
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