Iconic Saint-Émilion wine bar and bistro L’Envers du Décor has been bought by Parisian millionaire Gérard Perse, the owner of Château Pavie.
The first growths rule the roost for the first time since 2010 as we round up the top 10 most powerful wine labels of 2016.
Christie’s has launched its first online auction, ‘Discover Bordeaux’, which features ‘affordable’ lots including First Growth verticals from a single private collector.
There is always a suspicion that it is the lower cost wines that lead the way off the bottom after a long consolidation, but the Right Bank wines’ performance since the referendum vote gives the lie to that.
Four big name estates have followed Margaux as this year’s campaign, finally, looks as though it’s entering its end game.
Two Bordeaux wines, both from St Emilion, both grand cru classé, one lauded by Robert Parker – so why does the other get all the attention?
With news that it is the 2012 vintage driving non-first growth Bordeaux currently, what are the best-performing wines?
The 2011 vintage of St Emilion grand cru classé ‘A’, Pavie, has quietly been one of the most searched for wines on the Liv-ex exchange in the last month.
Pavie’s 2010 has been up-graded to a “perfect” 100-points by Robert Parker in the latest issue of The Wine Advocate.
Over half of the 49 Bordeaux wines given a “perfect” 100-point score by Robert Parker since 2000 are currently trading below £5,000 a case.
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