Talking Trade: 29th January – 4th February
The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 continued to rise this week and was up 0.2% at 270.37, its highest level since July 2015. There was a good volume of trade in Bordeaux across the whole of January helping to push the Bordeaux 500 index to its highest level since April 2014 at 241.46.
However, Bordeaux’s market share slipped this week with Burgundy and Champagne both filling the gap with 9.6% and 9.4% of trade share respectively.
Mouton Rothschild and Haut Brion saw good activity taking 24% and 21% of First Growth market share. Lafite’s share of First Growth trade was slightly lower this week at 37%. Haut Brion 2005 (RP 100) and Mouton Rothschild 2006 (RP 96) took the third and fourth spot of overall trade by value across the exchange.