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Bordeaux On Track For Best Vintage Since 2010

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Château Cheval Blanc

Liv-ex 100 runs flat in September

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The Liv-ex 100 Index ran flat in September, closing on 241.65 (0.00%). It is up 1.3% year to date. The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 also ran flat, closing the month on 269.04 (-0.03%).

Sotheby’s First ‘White Glove’ Sale Nets £1 million

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Auction house Sotheby’s held its first ever “white glove” auction in London earlier this month, making over £1 million. Featuring the collection from a single-owner, the sale is referred to as “white glove” because it was 100% sold by both lot and value.

Bordeaux First Growths: Haut Brion On The Move

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Throughout the China-led bull market, Lafite Rothschild dominated trade on the Exchange: during one week in July 2010 the Chateau represented 48% – nearly half – of all trading activity by value. Prices were flying and in November 2010 Lafite commanded an average of a 130% premium over other First Growths in the secondary market. At that time Lafite 2008, which was released with the Chinese number eight – a symbol of good fortune – etched onto the bottle, was trading for as high as £14,450 per 12×75.

Graham Lyons Cellar Sale Complete

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The final part of Graham Lyons’ fine wine collection was 100% sold by Zachys in Hong Kong last week and realized over HK$31 million.

Will 2015 Be A Legendary Bordeaux Vintage?

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Should dry, sunny conditions remain in Bordeaux, this year’s vintage could be an exceptional harvest – as good as the legendary 1982, according to Baron Philippe de Rothschild MD Philippe Dhalluin.

Fine Wine Holds Steady In August

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The Liv-ex 100 index gained 0.09% in August to close on 241.64, regaining some of the ground lost last month. The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 also edged up, gaining 0.2%.

Bordeaux 2015: White Wine Harvest To Begin Next Week

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Chateau Haut-Brion said it was likely to begin its Bordeaux 2015 harvest for Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Gris at the end of next week, but a final decision was yet to be taken.
A summer heatwave is expected to cause a relatively early wine harvest across many northern hemisphere regions in 2015, from Piedmont and Rioja to Napa Valley in California and British Columbia in Canada.

Rare Selections of Burgundy and Bordeaux Up For Auction in September

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The third and final sale from the cellar of Graham Lyons has been announced. Lyons is known internationally for his meticulous collecting and with particular focus on some of the rarest collections of Burgundy and Bordeaux in existence.

Is Pape Clement One of the Most Undervalued Wines in the 2012 Bordeaux Vintage?

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Rated in the top five wines of the vintage by Robert Parker this May with 97-points, he labelled the Pape Clement an “iconic” example from the estate in what is quickly becoming apparently the most under-appreciated vintage from Bordeaux since the 2008s.

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