First growth Château Latour has re-released its 1996, 2001 and 2002 vintages, with less of a premium than its previous ex-cellar releases.
Liv-ex considered a statement made by Robert Parker 10 years ago about first growth pricing and has found him to be largely correct.
For a record thirteenth straight month the Liv-ex 100 index has fallen, with Bordeaux the chief casualty.
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.
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