Wine from the 2002 vintage of Chateau Le Pin, a Pomerol estate whose prices rival those of close neighbour Chateau Petrus, sold for a record 12,000 pounds ($18,900) a case on London’s Liv-ex wine market today.
Four cases of Chateau Cos d’Estournel 2005, a second-growth Saint-Estephe wine estate, sold for 1,325 pounds ($2,070) each on the Liv-ex market in the past week, a six-month low and 7 percent below the 2013 high.
Trade group Wines of Turkey is showing off the country’s top reds and whites at a packed tasting at VinExpo fair in Bordeaux this week while heavy-handed regulations are making it harder than ever for them to sell at home.
Three double-magnums of Chateau Haut-Brion 1989 Bordeaux, its most expensive wine of the past quarter-century, are priced to fetch as much as $18,000 at Acker Merrall & Condit’s sale in Bridgehampton, New York this month.
A case of Romanee-Conti 1988 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundy fetched 81,900 pounds ($128,000) at a Christie’s International Plc wine sale in London this month as Chateau Petrus and Chateau Latour led the bidding for Bordeaux.
Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of Bordeaux first-growth wine estate Chateau Haut-Brion, said it has acquired Chateau L’Arrosee, a Grand Cru Classe producer in Saint-Emilion neighboring its Chateau Quintus vineyards.