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‘Unwavering thirst’ for Bordeaux pushes Sotheby’s sales total to £2.6m
Two fine wine auctions held in London demonstrated significant demand for blue chip Bordeaux.
Posted on: 21st May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Wine Market News
Tagged: Bordeaux icons First Growth sale auction Sotheby's London Lafite Latour Mouton Rothschild Petrus Haut-Brion Cheval Blanc
Talbot, Clinet, Evangile and more round off this week’s 2017 releases
The En Primeur campaign continues with momentum.
Posted on: 18th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Bordeaux en Primeur
Tagged: Talbot Clinet Evangile Duhart Milon Clerc Milon Domaine Chevalier En Primeur release 2017 price Bordeaux
Chateau Latour pushes Christie’s Geneva auction to new highs
The sale made $4.2m and may have set a new world record.
Posted on: 17th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Auction results
Tagged: Chateau Latour Geneva auction Domaine de la Romanee-Conti sale record Christie's
Suduiraut, Beychevelle and Rieussec make their 2017 releases
Prices are largely equal to last year’s.
Posted on: 16th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Bordeaux en Primeur
Tagged: Suduiraut Beychevelle Rieussec En Primeur 2017 release vintage critic scores
Domaine de la Romanee-Conti acquires Corton vineyard for new white wine
The estate will lease a parcel of Domaine Bonneau du Martray’s holdings from November.
Posted on: 15th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Wine Making
Tagged: DRC Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Bonneau du Martray Corton-Charlemagne white wine partnership biodynamic harvest Armand de Maigret Aubert de Villaine
South Africa’s harvest shrinks by 15%
But authorities feel ‘very positive’ about the 2018 vintage
Posted on: 10th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Wine Making
Tagged: South Africa 2018 harvest drought vines weather Olifant crop vintage
Lafleur 2017 released
It’s one of the few 2017s so far to come with a price increase.
Posted on: 9th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Bordeaux en Primeur
Tagged: Lafleur 2017 Bordeaux Right Bank Liv-ex release price Neal Martin
Antonio Galloni crowns Right Bank as Bordeaux 2017 favourite
Seven of his top 10 picks come from the region.
Posted on: 8th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Tasting Notes
Tagged: Right Bank Bordeaux 2017 vintage Ausone Canon Lafleur L’If Petrus Troplong Mondot Vieux Chateau Certan Lafite Neal Martin