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Thursday 2 April 2015

Montrose

Ch. Montrose owner ‘absolutely not dead’

Confusion reigned at the weekend after one of France’s leading businessmen and owner of Château Montrose, Martin Bouygues, was erroneously pronounced dead.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

HDH to host Bordeaux only sale

Chicago-based auction house, Hart Davis Hart, is to hold its first ever sale dedicated solely to Bordeaux later this month with ex-cellar consignments from three leading estates.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Latour 1996: where’s the premium?

First growth Château Latour has re-released its 1996, 2001 and 2002 vintages, with less of a premium than its previous ex-cellar releases.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine Wine rises in August

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 saw a small but palpable lift in August with Lafite leading the way as the growing signs that the overall decline in the market is nearing an end bear (a little) fruit.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Market jumps on Montrose 2010

The fine wine market jumped on Montrose 2010 at the end of last week when Robert Parker elevated from 99 to 100-points – don’t expect the same for the 2013s.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Beyond the blog: is fine wine recovering?

Liv-ex has been tracking the ratio of bids to offers for signs of a recovery, and in the week to 21 August recorded it had hit 0.46, the highest since March.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux drags Liv-ex 100 down further

For a record thirteenth straight month the Liv-ex 100 index has fallen, with Bordeaux the chief casualty.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2013: Beychevelle drops 6%

Château Beychevelle and Château Du Tertre released prices for their 2013 wines this morning with small dips on 2012 while Montrose didn’t budge.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

2013 Primeurs: St Estèphe to Margaux

Our first report from the 2013 en primeurs spans St Estèphe to Margaux, with thoughts on Montrose, Pichon Lalande and Lafite among others.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine market down but good year for Champagne, DRC, Super Tuscans

While the value of the fine wine market has declined for a third consecutive year, 2013 has been a good year for Champagne, DRC, Super Tuscans and Right Bank Bordeaux.

Friday, December 20th, 2013 No Comments »

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