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 waiter is pouring generous rations of wine in the private dining salon of Chateau Margaux on the left bank of the Gironde estuary in southwestern France. Baccarat crystal schooners are filled to the brim with one of the world’s rarest liquid investments. The costly history of downing Chateau Margaux unfolds.
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 1999 Chateau Margaux, a Bordeaux first-growth wine estate, sold for 3,000 pounds ($4,800) on Liv-ex yesterday, near its lowest level for a year, as investors look beyond first-growth estates to boost returns.
A case of 1996 Chateau Margaux, a Bordeaux first-growth wine estate, sold for 4,555 pounds ($7,270) on Liv-ex, near the 3-1/2 year low it touched last month as demand for the region’s top wines weakened.
A case of 1996 Chateau Margaux, a Bordeaux first-growth wine estate, sold for 4,600 pounds ($7,060) on the Liv-ex market, a six-month low and down 7 percent from its high for this year as demand weakened.
A case of 2009 Chateau Lafite Rothschild sold for 6,750 pounds ($10,900) on the Liv-ex market last week, taking the vintage to a record low amid selling pressure on top Bordeaux as investors focus on other regions.
A case of 2010 Chateau Margaux, a Bordeaux first-growth wine estate, sold for 5,325 pounds ($8,260) on the Liv-ex market in London, a record low and down 16 percent from its high for this year as demand weakened.
A case of Pavillon Rouge 2010, the second wine of Bordeaux estate Chateau Margaux, sold for 925 pounds ($1,415) on Liv-ex, its lowest level for more than four months, amid muted demand for vintages from the region.