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Thursday 23 February 2017 loc: GB

Right Bank

Christie’s to host ex-cellar Figeac sale

St Emilion premier grand cru classé, Château Figeac, has announced it has released a number of wines from its cellars to be sold by Christie’s in London this March.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Five Bordeaux fine wine brands to watch

We pick out five Bordeaux brands that have shown impressive prices increases on the secondary market in the past 12 months.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Right Bank ‘bargains’ to be had

The Right Bank may not be quite the force within the Bordeaux category it has been of late but there are still rich pickings to be had.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

A time to hedge one’s bets?

We were very interested to see this headline over the weekend: “Hedge funds pile up record bets against sterling”. Without going too deeply into the arguments, these denizens of Mayfair seem to think that the economy is going to struggle post Brexit and that interest rates are due to stay low for some time.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

On to the Right Bank

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.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Clos Cantenac owner invests in Norwegian distillery

Martin Krajewski, the owner of Grand Cru St-Emilion estate Clos Cantenac, has made his first foray into spirits by investing in a new distillery in Norway.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2015: first impressions

With the trade having descended on Bordeaux for primeurs, we present a few first impressions of the Right Bank, Sauternes, Graves and Pessac-Léognan.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 No Comments »

2012 Saint Emilion classification upheld

A Bordeaux tribunal has rejected a complaint filed against the 2012 Saint Emilion classification by three estates.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux 09 vs 10: why the gaps?

A number of Bordeaux estates hold exactly the same score for their 2009 and 2010 vintages yet the pricing for both is rarely equal.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Duo bringing Carmenère back to Bordeaux

A pair of young winemakers in Bordeaux are putting their faith in Carmenère, bringing the variety, which has all but disappeared in France, back to its birthplace.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

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