The number of en primeur releases is starting to pick up with Pape Clément, Armailhac, Malescot St Exupéry and Langoa Barton now out.
US critic Robert Parker has given the 2009 Pape Clément 100-points in the most recent Hedonist’s Gazette, after a “fun” tasting of some wines from the vintage.
Fine wine’s strong start to the year has been confirmed after the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose over 1% in January.
Is Pape Clement one of the most undervalued wines in the 2012 Bordeaux vintage?
Léoville Barton and Pape Clement released this morning, but are they among the campaign’s better-judged releases?
Proving that good-value Bordeaux has no problem finding a buyer in the UK, a top-end blend from Canon-Fronsac sold out in just over 24 hours this week through one London merchant.
Ausone released the price for its 2013 vintage yesterday afternoon at the same level as Cheval Blanc, it should be the more attractive offer – but is it?
After a quiet day following the weekend, the en primeur campaign has come back to life this morning.
The prices of some 2010 Bordeaux have seen a slight increase since the release of Robert Parker’s scores – in particular 100-point winners such as Pontet-Canet.
Château Lafite may be worth €4 billion and Le Pin not far off €100m, according to a valuation of Bordeaux’s leading properties.
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