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Friday 28 October 2016 loc: GB


iDealwine update: a quest for the ideal

Most critics agree there has been a jump in quality at Pauillac estate Pontet-Canet in the past decade. iDealwine assesses the implications of this for the market.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 HITT auction lots

From a tour around the Tesseron Cognac estate to a 100-pointer 1990 magnum of Hermitage La Chapelle, we look at the fantastic array of auction lots at dbHK’s upcoming HITT competition.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet buys Robin Williams’ Napa estate

Alfred and Melanie Tesseron of Bordeaux fifth growth Pontet-Canet have purchased the late Robin Williams’ Napa vineyard after its asking price was slashed to US$22.9 million (£16m).

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Lafite dominates first week of 2016

The first week of 2016 was all about Bordeaux on the Liv-ex marketplace, with Lafite in the spotlight.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Half of 100-point wines under £5,000

Over half of the 49 Bordeaux wines given a “perfect” 100-point score by Robert Parker since 2000 are currently trading below £5,000 a case.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bordeaux 2014: only Montrose left

The end of the 2014 campaign is in sight after a flurry of late releases and only Montrose remains unreleased among the big-name estates.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2014: Pontet-Canet price ‘ambitious’

Merchants have reacted with a distinct lack of enthusiasm to Pontet-Canet’s release and don’t have many warm words for Lafite’s first tranche policy either.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 estates for en primeur returns

db rounds up the 10 best Bordeaux estates for en primeur returns on average from the last 10 years.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Pontet-Canet declassification a mystery?

The Tesseron family claims to remain in the dark over the rejection of the 2012 vintage of its second wine by the AOC board.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia and Bordeaux take centre stage

The 2008 vintages of Penfolds Grange and non-first growth crus classés took centre stage in the fine wine world this week.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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