As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that its wines are proving a “more solid” investment than gold or oil.
Ausone’s 2009 has gone from the best performer in January to the worst performer in February as the Liv-ex 100 dips again slightly.
February has seen Cheval Blanc take its highest share of monthly trade on Liv-ex since December 2012 – in the appropriately named Year of the Horse.
The recently released 2010 vintage of Rhône producer Guigal’s “La Las” has sparked a flurry of trading activity on the Liv-ex fine wine exchange.
The strongest performing index in the Liv-ex Bordeaux 500, the Right Bank 100, has suffered a slight dip in recent months, is the surge coming to an end?
Italian wines on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 bucked the general downward trend in January and saw the second highest level of trading.
The Fine Wine 100 index closed with a loss in January, the first time it has done so in 12 years but Bordeaux dominated the best performing wines.
Liv-ex has launched a new fine wine index covering more wine regions to reflect the changing shape of what is now a US$4 billion market.
There has been a substantial price drop for some Bordeaux 2005s since 2011, with many trading well below their peak.
Domaine de la Romanée Conti’s Liv-ex index has put on a strong show in recent years while Bordeaux prices have stuttered, but there is a chance that prices could become unbalanced
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