Eleven cases of the 2010 vintage from Chateau Pichon-Longueville, a Pauillac wine estate, sold for 1,375 pounds ($2,140) each on the London-based Liv-ex market in the past week, its lowest level for five months.
A case of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 2009, a first-growth Bordeaux red wine from Pauillac, sold for 5,625 pounds ($8,590) on the London-based Liv-ex wine exchange today, its lowest level since February, according to Liv-ex data on its Cellar Watch website.
Six magnums of Chateau Lafleur 1982 from Pomerol are among leading lots at a Sotheby’s wine auction in New York this month, along with a double magnum of Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947 and a case of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 1982.
A case of Chateau Haut-Brion 2008, a first-growth Bordeaux from Pessac-Leognan, sold for 3,100 pounds ($4,800) on the London Liv-ex wine exchange April 12, its highest level in 10 months, according to Liv-ex data.
The Wine Advocate founder Robert Parker, whose 100-point rating system has served as an industry benchmark for decades, will step down as editor-in-chief of the newsletter after taking on three investors from Singapore.
A double magnum of Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947 goes on sale at a Sotheby’s New York wine auction next month, while Acker Merrall & Condit has bottles of Chateau Latour 2003 and a magnum of Cros Parantoux 1988 Henri Jayer.
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd., the world’s second-biggest listed winemaker by revenue, lifted the price of its premium 2008 Penfolds Grange vintage by 15 percent as growing Chinese demand for high-end wines outpaces supply.