Burgundy Share of Liv-ex Trade Up Ahead of Tastings

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 doubling to 13.7% from 6.4%, while Bordeaux’s share shrank to 60.3% from 65.8% and Champagne’s to 3.3% from 8.9%, according to Liv-ex.

The most traded Bordeaux vintage was the 2009, followed by the 2010 and 2008. Most traded Bordeaux wines by value on the online exchange were Chateau Haut-Brion 2009 at 5,800 pounds ($7,570) per 12-bottle case in bond, Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2009 at 4,200 pounds a case and Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 2009 at 8,256 pounds a case, according to Liv-ex.

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Published by GuyCollinsWine.com

I am a journalist writing about the Bordeaux wine market.

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