A case of Chateau Petrus 1990 fetched $45,938 and 12 bottles of the same producer’s 1989 vintage sold for $42,875 to lead a Sotheby’s wine auction in New York dominated by buyers from North and South America.
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.
Credit Suisse Group AG sees Ukraine falling into “sovereign limbo” as Crimea effectively becomes part of Russia, said Robert Parker, the Swiss bank’s senior adviser on investment, research and strategy.
Pan Sutong proudly displays the 4.5-liter jeroboam of 1900 Chateau Latour he uncorked on Dec. 8 after his two thoroughbreds placed first and second in their respective races at the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Chateau Angelus, a Saint-Emilion estate promoted to top status of Premier Grand Cru Classe A in 2012, cut output of its main wine by 40 percent to 45 percent in 2013 to protect a vintage it says is “easy drinking.”