Twelve bottles of 2004 Chateau Margaux, a first-growth wine estate in the Medoc region north of Bordeaux, sold for 2,920 pounds ($4,740) on Liv-ex, reaching a five-month high after selling pressure since June.
A case of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 1959 fetched $44,100 at a Christie’s International Plc sale in New York, beating its estimate amid demand for historic wines even as investors have shunned more recent Bordeaux vintages.
Two cases of 2003 Chateau Pavie, a wine estate promoted in the 2012 Saint-Emilion classification, sold for 2,050 pounds ($3,320) each this week on Liv-ex as the grower outperformed a benchmark Bordeaux index.
Napa Valley vintner Michael Marston voted for Jerry Brown in 2010, trusting the Democrat’s pledge that, with 26 years in California government, he could “lead a broken legislature out of a morass of poisonous partisanship.”
Five cases of 2005 Chateau Leoville Barton, a Bordeaux second-growth wine estate, fetched 615 pounds ($989) each on Liv-ex this week, taking the vintage to a seven- year low amid muted demand for the region’s wines.
Eighteen bottles of Clos Fourtet 2009 Saint-Emilion sold for the equivalent of 1,950 pounds ($3,100) a case on the Liv-ex wine exchange this month, the third straight month the vintage has traded at or near a record.
Two cases of 2001 Chateau Pavie, a wine estate promoted in the 2012 Saint-Emilion classification, sold for a record 1,900 pounds ($3,020) each this week on Liv-ex as the grower outperformed a benchmark Bordeaux index.
Eighteen bottles of 2009 Carruades de de Lafite, the second wine of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, sold the equivalent of 1,650 pounds ($2,643) a case on Liv-ex in London this month, taking the vintage to a six-month low.