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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
Batailley, Pape Clement and Langoa Barton among latest 2017 releases
All of this week’s major releases are down on 2016 price points.
Posted on: 4th May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Bordeaux en Primeur
Tagged: En Primeur 2017 release price 2016 Batailley Pape Clement Langoa Barton Branaire Ducru La Lagune
Neal Martin reveals Bordeaux 2017 scores
There weren’t any perfect 100-pointers from this critic.
Posted on: 3rd May 2018 by Rachel England
Posted in: Bordeaux en Primeur, Wine Making,
Tagged: Neal Martin 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur scores critic pricing report