Bordeaux estates Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande and Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou released prices for 2013 wines in the past week, confirming growers’ resolve to hold close to 2012 levels amid low yields.
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Even with the smallest grape harvest since 1991 in Bordeaux, France’s biggest wine-exporting region, producers of the most-prestigious bottles will see prices fall as buyers shift to cheaper alternatives.
A case of 2009 Chateau Cos d’Estournel, a second-growth Saint-Estephe estate, fetched 2,000 pounds ($3,280) on Liv-ex, falling back to the three-year low set in December and January amid declining Bordeaux demand.
A case of Chateau Haut-Brion 2001, a first-growth Bordeaux from the Pessac-Leognan district on the south side of the city, sold for 2,741 pounds ($4,480) on the Liv-ex wine exchange this week, its highest level since March.