Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.
This year’s en primeur campaign has been hailed a success by several Hong Kong-based wine merchants, with many Asian consumers having changed their buying habits to reflect personal consumption.
Sotheby’s en primeur campaign was a sterling success according to the auction house, with sales up 90% on 2013.
A 153-bottle collection of Chateau Mouton Rothschild, believed to be the largest unified range in existence, is set for private sale in Hong Kong.
A bottle of fine wine sold at a London auction last week could be undrinkable, despite the £11,750 price-tag.
Members of the Hong Kong wine trade have shared their views on Bordeaux 2014, including the feeling that the campaign needs to work harder to inspire confidence from the region.
The 10 best wines of the Bordeaux 2014 vintage as voted for by Liv-ex’s global members.
Magnums of 1959 Mouton Rothschild and an ex-cellar consignment of 1995 Ornellaia will lead Sotheby’s next London sale this month.
Using Liv-ex’s data, db rounds up the worst 10 châteaux for en primeur returns over the last 10 years.
A wine investment firm has tracked the varied fortunes of 2005 Bordeaux and, with Robert Parker set to revisit the vintage, considers the impact of any upward re-evaluation.
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