Bordeaux & Fine Wines
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
The Burgundy 2018 vintage was the warmest ever according to available data and produced a bumper white grape crop which “goes down as one of the biggest on record for Chardonnay,” an e-mailed report from London-based wine merchant Justerini & Brooks said. While yields for Pinot Noir red wines were “broadly speaking a healthy average,”… Read more
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
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index of the Bordeaux Left-Bank First-Growth wines ended 2019 down 4.3%, a greater decline than the broader Liv-ex Bordeaux 500 Index and also the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100, which includes wines from other regions, both of which fell 3.0%, according to Liv-ex’s January market report. The Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000… Read more
Burgundy accounted for 16.6% of Liv-ex trade in the week to Jan. 9, up from 14.0% the previous week, as the focus of the fine wine world turned towards this month’s trade tastings of the 2018 vintage from the region, according to Liv-ex’s Talking Trade report. Italian wines also gained in market share, more than… Read more
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