2017 Bordeaux Wine Futures Prices and Analysis

May 09, 2018

The 2017 vintage provides many excellent wines, but will Bordeaux's top wineries offer prices that will entice consumers?

On April 23, Château Palmer decided it was time to kick off Bordeaux's 2017 en primeur sales campaign. The prominent Margaux estate released its wine ahead of the pack—a rarity, as Bordeaux's top châteaus often wait to see how other wineries position themselves before wading into the fray. In addition, the Margaux third-growth released the first tranche at 20 percent below its 2016 release price.

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