Château Lafite’s price premium over its fellow first growths continued to shrink over the course of 2016 having declined steadily since 2011.
Which fine wines might be poised to go up a gear in 2017 and reward the canny investor? There are plenty of picks in Bordeaux, California and Italy still.
Although it was released with no ex-cellar premium, Latour’s 2007 has largely failed to ignite UK consumers’ interest say merchants.
Latour has released the next tranche of its ex-cellar offerings, this time the 2007 vintage of the grand vin – with no premium.
As currency fluctuates and stock markets struggle to hold their nerve in the wake of ‘Brexit’, fine wine is gliding on apparently quite unconcerned.
Burgundy and Bordeaux achieved top results at Bonhams’ recent London sale, which made £1 million in total.
Masseto may be riding high at the moment but just how sustainable is its current position in the market – especially as Bordeaux begin to recover?
Helped by first growth trade, the Fine Wine 100 index gained a further 1% in April, the fifth consecutive monthly rise.
Denis Malbec, a California-based winemaker and former cellar master of Château Latour, was killed in a car crash in Yountville early Saturday morning.
Sotheby’s is to hold a three-day sale in New York this May featuring some 20,000 bottles from the cellar of billionaire US collector and anti-fraud campaigner, Bill Koch.
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