St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A estate Château Angélus has slashed the production of its 2013 grand vin by 40% in order to “protect” the brand.
As the en primeur tastings begin to wind down, Château Gazin has released with a small drop of just a euro on its 2012 price.
Our en primeur report crosses over to the Right Bank and tours the big names of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
After nearly a year and a half of continued increases, prices for Right Bank grand crus, Pavie and Angélus, have slowed.
François Pinault, the owner of first growth property Château Latour, has snapped up several estates in the Right Bank communes of Pomerol and Saint Emilion.
The strongest performing index in the Liv-ex Bordeaux 500, the Right Bank 100, has suffered a slight dip in recent months, is the surge coming to an end?
Both Angélus and Pavie are showing signs of increased attention from buyers following their recent reclassification to Grand Cru Classé A status.
The Right Bank 100 has posted its 13th consecutive monthly gain on Liv-ex even as the rest of the Bordeaux 500 continues to dip.
June saw a distinct lack of direction on the fine wine indices according to Liv-ex but a two year retrospective of leading Bordeaux estates shows how strong the Right Bank is.
US wine critic Robert Parker has slammed the idea that wines have been made specifically to suit his palate, defending his tastes as “complicated and varied.”
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