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Bordeaux & Fine Wines

  • Bordeaux 2019 Vintage

    December 14, 2019 by

    By Guy Collins Chateau Quintus, the Saint Emilion Wine estate developed by Domaine Clarence Dillon, expects its 2019 wines to show great homogeneity and overall good quality following an exceptionally hot summer and particularly warm September, according to Estate Manager Francois Capdemourlin. After a cold spring, when burners had to be lit in the vineyard… Read more

  • Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Drops 1.1% in March

    April 2, 2020 by

    The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index dropped 1.1% in March as the wine trade started to come to grips with the disruption caused by the Coronavirus, according to a Liv-ex blog. The weakness of sterling helped reduce prices for buyers in dollars, euros and Swiss francs, the London-based online wine market said, helping to buoy… Read more

  • Latour to Put 2012 Vintage on Sale This Month

    March 4, 2020 by

    Bordeaux first-growth wine estate Chateau Latour, owned by French billionaire Francois Pinault, will put its 2012 vintage on sale for the first time this month after withdrawing from the futures market following the 2011 vintage. The estate made around 10,000 12-bottle cases of the 2012 vintage and plans to release about two-thirds of that quantity,… Read more

  • Bordeaux Falls to Record Low 38% of Trade on Liv-ex

    February 15, 2020 by

    By Guy Collins Bordeaux fell to a record low 38.3% of trade on the London-based online wine market Liv-ex in the week to Thursday Feb. 13 from 48.8% the previous week and 54.2% in January, according to Liv-ex’s Talking Trade report. Higher sterling against the euro on the outlook for increased U. K. government spending,… Read more

  • Burgundy Takes Center Stage Amid 2018 Tastings

    January 22, 2020 by

    Hospices de Beaune. Photo: Guy Collins By Guy Collins Burgundy’s share of trading by value on the London-based Liv-ex wine market rose to 25% in the week to Jan. 16 from 17% a week earlier as London tastings of the 2018 vintage hit their stride, according to Liv-ex’s Talking Trade report. Italy’s share rose to… Read more

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Archive 2000

Here are links to articles and websites relating to the 2000 vintage

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2000

Archive 2002

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Chateau Cheval Blanc 2002

Archive 2001

Here are links to articles and websites relating to the 2001 vintage

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2001