Léoville Las Cases has thrown its hat into the ring this morning with a hefty 43% increase on last year’s en primeur price.
Almost 20 years old now the 1996s have climbed solidly in price but some have gone further on weaker laurels than those whose promise was noted at an early age.
A gang of wine thieves accused of stealing a million euros worth of wine from some of Bordeaux’s top estates has gone on trial in France.
Ausone released the price for its 2013 vintage yesterday afternoon at the same level as Cheval Blanc, it should be the more attractive offer – but is it?
Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
Six hectares of Léoville Las Cases’ vineyards have been accidentally poisoned by its neighbour Léoville Poyferré.
With price releases from Léoville Las Cases, Vieux Château Certan and l’Eglise Clinet as the 2012 campaign begins to wind down – selling is still a struggle.
Fine wine prices have dropped dramatically since the summer, meaning 2012 could be a buyer’s market for top Bordeaux.
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