Sauternes

Bordeaux 2017: Beychevelle released

St-Julien estate Beychevelle has released its 2017 price this morning and although the drop was not very big versus 2016, it is still the cheapest vintage on the market.

Sauternes 2017: frost damage hits Barsac hardest

As with the rest of Bordeaux in 2017 the frosts that struck in late April hit Sauternes and Barsac hard – but it’s clear some were hit harder than others and, cruelly, conditions for noble rot proved excellent as the harvest approached.

Sauternes 50 taking turn for the sweeter?

Liv-ex’s index tracking the most widely traded Sauternes has long been an under-performer but has seen an uptick in its fortunes of late.

Bordeaux 2017: Guiraud first out

Sauternes estate Château Guiraud has fired the first round in this year’s en primeur campaign, releasing its 2017 wine with a 4% increase on last year.

iDealwine update: sweet success

December 15th, 2016

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

December 2nd, 2016

Top 10 HITT auction lots

October 13th, 2016

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