A case of La Tache 1990 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Burgundy goes on sale at a Sotheby’s London auction next month along with historic Bordeaux wines, including a single bottle of Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947 from Saint-Emilion.
A case of 2004 Chateau Latour, a first-growth wine estate in Bordeaux’s Pauillac district north of the city, sold for 3,366 pounds ($5,500) on Liv-ex this week, its lowest level for six months amid weakening Bordeaux demand.
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.
Four cases of 2008 Chateau Latour, a Bordeaux first-growth estate, sold for 4,000 pounds ($6,410) a case in three trades on Liv-ex this month, taking the vintage to its lowest level on the London exchange since February 2010.
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.
A case of Chateau Latour a Pomerol 1961 from the cellar of the Bordeaux estate’s former owner Lily Lacoste-Loubat fetched 103,400 pounds ($167,100) at a Sotheby’s sale for charity, more than double the low estimate.
Thirty bottles of 2000 Chateau Latour, a Bordeaux first-growth estate, sold for the equivalent of more than $13,000 a case in four trades on Liv-ex this month, holding stable near the seven-month low it touched in September.
A case of 2003 Chateau Latour, a Bordeaux first-growth wine estate, sold for 7,350 pounds ($11,190) on Liv-ex, marking a 5 percent gain from this year’s February low while remaining within its 2013 trading range.
Petrus wines spanning more than half a century and dating back to 1945 go on sale at a Sotheby’s auction in London this week along with historic Pomerol from the 1920s and Burgundies including Echezeaux 1978 Jayer.