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  Ornellaia trumpets investment appeal
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Ornellaia trumpets investment appeal

As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that in recent years its wines have proved a “more solid” investment than gold or oil. The result of Ornellaias 2011 art […]

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  Drouhin lot sold for $930k
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Drouhin lot sold for $930k

A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend. The collection achieved double its low estimate, making US$930,694 in total, while the highest ever number of online bi […]

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  Older vintages spark Bordeaux revival
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Older vintages spark Bordeaux revival

Customers are being slowly drawn back to Bordeaux by the appeal of more mature vintages priced for drinking rather than speculation, according to Bordeaux Index. “Given the turbulence in the last couple of years, people are less willing to […]

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  Fine Wines still dipping in February
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Fine Wines still dipping in February

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 dipped for the fifth consecutive month in February with only the “Rest of the World” and old Bordeaux indices not slipping into negative figures. Liv-ex reported on its blog that the index, which tracks the lead […]

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  First growths’ top vintages down 35%
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First growths’ top vintages down 35%

Prices of first growths from “on” vintages have fallen by 35% or more since the market peak in February 2011 though the 2000 vintage is bucking the trend. Liv-ex has examined the situation for the first growths three years on from when t […]

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  Latour releases 2004 to ‘deathly silence&#82
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Latour releases 2004 to ‘deathly silence&#82

Château Latour has re-released its 2004 vintage and 2006 Forts de Latour with respective premiums of 23% and 6% and the market has greeted it with deathly silence. The 2004 was released two days ago at €400 a bottle and the 2006 Forts at € […]

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  Pavie and Angélus prices settle
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Pavie and Angélus prices settle

After nearly a year and a half of continued increases, prices for Right Bank grand crus, Pavie and Angélus, have slowed. Since their elevation to Grand Crus Classé A status in September 2012, prices for the two Saint Emilion properties hav […]

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  DP and Lafite lead $5.1m HDH auction
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DP and Lafite lead $5.1m HDH auction

Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million. A case of 1982 Lafite was the top lot, the first time for a while the Left Bank estate has […]

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  Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet a ‘tough ask’?
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Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet a ‘tough ask’?

Pontet-Canet has jumped the starting gun for this year’s en primeurs, releasing its 2013 vintage at €60 a bottle ex-négociant – the same price as the 2012. With tastings just beginning though not expected to get into their stride unti […]

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  Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet explains itself
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Bordeaux 2013: Pontet-Canet explains itself

Melanie Tesseron co-owner of Pontet-Canet has explained why the fifth growth released so early and at the same price as last year. A horse and cart in the vineyards at Pontet-Canet Pauillac fifth growth, Pontet-Canet, caused a minor stir whe […]

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