A case of 2004 Chateau Cheval Blanc, a Saint-Emilion estate, sold for 2,763 pounds ($4,600) on Liv-ex, its highest level for six months, amid some signs of investor and collector demand for Bordeaux right-bank wines.
Sixty bottles of 2009 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, a Medoc first-growth wine, sold below the vintage’s previous record low of 6,600 pounds ($11,030) in the past month as demand for top Bordeaux wines remained subdued.
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Twelve bottles of 2008 Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion, a Pessac-Leognan vineyard in Bordeaux’s southern suburbs, sold for a record low 1,160 pounds ($1,940) on Liv-ex amid price declines for recent top Bordeaux vintages.
The 2001 vintage of Chateau Margaux, a Medoc first-growth wine estate, fell to a 14-month low of 2,900 pounds ($4,850) a case on Liv-ex yesterday as the London- based market’s Fine Wine 50 Index extended its decline.
A case of 1995 Chateau Mouton Rothschild, a Medoc first-growth wine estate, sold for 3,250 pounds ($5,400) on Liv-ex in the past week, consolidating an 18- month rally amid signs of demand for older Bordeaux vintages.
Twelve bottles of Chateau Haut-Brion 2005, a first-growth Bordeaux, sold for 4,100 pounds ($6,830) on Liv-ex this week, its lowest price since 2006 as demand for recent vintages from top estates remained restrained.
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.