Bordeaux 2016 – Key prices

Bordeaux 2016 – Key prices The table below shows Bordeaux 2016 prices from key Chateaux as soon as the wines are released En Primeur. For further analysis and charts, see the latest blog posts on this year’s campaign.   Read more at Bordeaux 2016 – Key prices  

Bordeaux 2016 – Critic scores

Bordeaux 2016 – Critic scores The table below enables you to compare Bordeaux 2016 scores from key critics. For their full reports – including written notes and more scores – please see the sources section beneath the table.  Read more Bordeaux 2016 – Critic Scores  

Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines

Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines Frustration over cheap Spanish imports spilled into supermarket aisles in southern France after local winemakers wrecked bag-in-box wines brought across the border. Winemakers staged a protest by destroying Spanish bag-in-box wines at a branch of the Carrefour supermarket near to Montpellier in France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region, according to French…

Introducing Lafite Rothschild

Introducing Lafite Rothschild Lafite Rothschild is undoubtedly the creme de la creme of all first growths. Here, we take a closer look on Lafite Rothschild. Owner: Baron Eric de Rothschild Classification: Premier Grand Cru (First Growth) Vineyard area: 112 hectares Colour: Red Standard blend: Cabernet Sauvignon (80-95%), Merlot (5-20%), Cabernet Franc (0-5%), and Petit Verdot (0-5%). Total annual production: 420,000 to 480,000…

First Growths Moving Towards 2011 High?

First Growths Moving Towards 2011 High? In February, the Liv-ex 1000 index has reached another record high for the 7th month in a row! As we clearly recall, the index has reached it’s peak in 2011 when the market was at its highest speculated by the Chinese and ultimately started a descent in 2011 and…