Château Palmer has offered its 2015 at almost the same opening price as its 2009 and 2010 wines.
A 225-litre barrel of 2015 Palmer topped the best-selling lots at the estate’s first ex-cellar sale in Hong Kong at the weekend, making over HK$3 million.
Château Palmer has released the price of its second wine ‘Alter Ego’, which at €44 is just over 14% more the opening price of the 2014 wine.
Château Palmer is to sell a barrel of its 2015 vintage at auction in Hong Kong as part of an ex-cellar consignment this June.
Fine wine’s strong start to the year has been confirmed after the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose over 1% in January.
Focusing on smaller wine markets in Asia such as South Korea and Vietnam is vital to continued growth, the export director of Château Palmer has said.
Expectation surrounding the 2005s is building and pushing up prices for top estates – Liv-ex has the biggest movers so far.
Château Palmer’s 2005 is the latest wine from that vintage to see an increase in trade as anticipation over Robert Parker’s forthcoming ’05 retrospective builds.
A gang of wine thieves accused of stealing a million euros worth of wine from some of Bordeaux’s top estates has gone on trial in France.
A vertical tasting of Palmer conducted by critic Jean-Marc Quarin showed younger vintages in a much better light than their (supposedly) illustrious fore-runners.
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