Zachys Asia has surprises up its sleeve for the spring auction which will “present the best of the best” from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne, as well as a lot of fine whisky.
En primeur releases in the last week have covered first growths, the occasional Right Bank estate and a smattering of Left Bank properties
Château Margaux has joined its fellow firsts with a release price of €240 a bottle ex-négociant, an 11% rise on 2013.
Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.
Bordeaux first growth Château Margaux has named a new technical director to replace Do Chi Nam.
The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.
Last week saw an uptick in trade for Bordeaux’s first growths on Liv-ex, as “off” vintages yet again boosted the region amid more growth for fine wine.
UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.
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.
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