Viewing entries posted in June 2018

View full post titled - 'Liv-ex calls Bordeaux 2017 campaign a ‘risky strategy’'

Liv-ex calls Bordeaux 2017 campaign a ‘risky strategy’

Both volume and value dropped significantly this year.

Posted by Rachel England on 29 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'France passes law to increase winery stock levels'

France passes law to increase winery stock levels

The move is designed to mitigate weather hazards.

Posted by Rachel England on 28 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'En Primeur sales ‘half of what was achieved last year’'

En Primeur sales ‘half of what was achieved last year’

Merchants say the latest Bordeaux campaign represents a missed opportunity.

Posted by Rachel England on 27 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'Henri Jayer sale shatters all previous wine auction records'

Henri Jayer sale shatters all previous wine auction records

The ex-cellar sale skyrocketed to £26.3 million.

Posted by Rachel England on 26 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'Grange 1951 sets new Australian wine record'

Grange 1951 sets new Australian wine record

The first vintage by Penfolds’ founding winemaker smashed last year’s record.

Posted by Rachel England on 25 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux 2017 concludes with releases from Ausone, Le Pin and Clerc Milon'

Bordeaux 2017 concludes with releases from Ausone, Le Pin and Clerc Milon

Clerc Milon’s 2017 vintage is a campaign stand-out.

Posted by Rachel England on 22 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'Roederer cellar master: ‘2008 Cristal is my best ever’'

Roederer cellar master: ‘2008 Cristal is my best ever’

It’s the ‘most Cristal of Cristals’.

Posted by Rachel England on 21 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'Vieux Chateau Certan, Cheval Blanc and Eglise Clinet make 2017 releases'

Vieux Chateau Certan, Cheval Blanc and Eglise Clinet make 2017 releases

Three top names arrive late to the Bordeaux 2017 party.

Posted by Rachel England on 20 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'White Burgundy sets new records at Christie’s sale'

White Burgundy sets new records at Christie’s sale

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti stole the show in New York.

White Burgundy sets new records at Christie’s sale

Domaine de la Romanee-Conti stole the show in New York.

Christie’s latest sale in New York saw white Burgundy from Domaine de la Romanee-Conti set a number of new records amid fierce bidding.

The star of the show was a 12-bottle case of DRC’s 1990 Montrachet, which sold for US$104,125, although several further lots from the estate set new global records. Six bottles of 2000 La Tache sold for $24,500, while 12 bottles of the 2011 went for $42,875 and 12 bottles of the 2002 Echezeaux sold for $22,050.

Other record-breaking lots included 12 bottles of Georges Roumier’s 2005 Bonnes Mares, which sold for $30,625, and a rare full dozen of Bollinger’s 1961 RD, which went for $11,638.

The auction also featured Lalique decanters of 55- and 57-year-old Macallan whisky, which set new records and $79,625 and $73,500 respectively.

Related link:

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/06/white-burgundy-and-whisky-top-christies-sale/

 

 

Posted by Rachel England on 19 June 2018

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View full post titled - 'En primeur revisited and top five best performing Cult Wines en primeur recommendations'

Top five best performing Cult Wines en primeur recommendations

En primeur can be one of the most rewarding investment strategies in the fine wine market. This year’s en primeur opened in Bordeaux two months ago. It is time to revisit the benefits and hidden traps of buying en primeur wines as a form of investment.

Posted by Kelly Liang on 19 June 2018

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