Dubai’s luxury fine wine and spirits travel retailer, Le Clos, is drawing on its portfolio to offer a “stunning” array of Mouton Rothschild for Chinese New Year.
Ex-cellar sales from prestigious châteaux are becoming increasingly common – but their importance should not be overestimated, cautions a leading auctioneer.
Linking China with a particular wine, especially if it matches a sign from the Chinese zodiac, is increasingly common but Liv-ex questions its long-term impact.
Mouton Rothschild’s director Philippe Dhalluin has told how a negative critical response to his first vintage at the estate led him to reassess dramatically its use of Cabernet Franc in the blend.
The Hong Kong fine wine trade is waking up from its winter slumber and getting in the groove with first growth Bordeaux and Mosel Riesling.
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index has seen its biggest monthly rise in in two years, climbing nearly 2% in January, driven by 2005 Bordeaux.
An ex-cellar collection of Mouton Rothschild has made over HK$32 million (£2.75m) at auction in Hong Kong, double the pre-sale estimate.
The late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild’s children have spoken of their plans for the future of Mouton Rothschild.
The Chilean wine industry has begun to embrace the freshness that cooler vintages bring to its wines, according to one of the country’s top winemakers.
Bordeaux is keeping ahead on Liv-ex as January progresses but Italy has begun creeping up the charts at the mid-way point.
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