Bordeaux first growths Margaux and Haut-Brion are taking an increasing amount of trade by value on Liv-ex – more than the other three first growths combined.
Liv-ex considered a statement made by Robert Parker 10 years ago about first growth pricing and has found him to be largely correct.
Château Margaux has recommenced this week’s primeurs by matching fellow first, Mouton’s, price drop of 10%.
London-based fine wine merchant, the Antique Wine Company, is accused of selling an American wine collector thousands of dollars worth of fake Bordeaux.
The top 10 most disappointing wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
The top wines of the Bordeaux 2013 vintage as chosen by the trade for Liv-ex’s survey.
Half of the merchants in Liv-ex’s Bordeaux 2013 en primeur survey have voted the vintage the weakest out of 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2012 for the first growths in terms of quality.
The first day of the communal tastings with the Union des Grands Crus gives a broader appreciation of the vintage on the Left Bank.
Our first report from the 2013 en primeurs spans St Estèphe to Margaux, with thoughts on Montrose, Pichon Lalande and Lafite among others.
One of the Thienpont brothers has sold his two Médoc properties, including one in Margaux, to a Chinese state-owned energy firm.
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