Pomerol château joins Jack Ma Bordeaux club

Pomerol château joins Jack Ma Bordeaux club Château Moulinet, a 16.8 hectare wine estate in Pomerol located close to Château de Sales, is the Beijing investor’s first Bordeaux estate purchase, according to DecanterChina.com, sister site of Decanter.com. It will now form part the group of estates jointly run by associates including Jack Ma, the billionaire…

What Brexit Means for Bordeaux

What Brexit Means for Bordeaux Is there really anything else that we can write about this week? I am more heartbroken and frustrated than I can remember being. As a British person living in Europe, this was a result that I neither expected nor wanted. But it’s now almost a week on, and reality is…

Bordeaux Big Guns Come Out Firing

Bordeaux Big Guns Come Out Firing The Bordeaux 2015 en primeur campaign, now in its endgame, should turn out to be the most exciting and profitable for many years. It is certainly the most talked-about – and the most divisive. Last week saw a flurry of major releases: Cos d’Estournel ($135 per bottle ex-negoce), Margaux…

Liv-ex 1000 gains 0.5% in April

Liv-ex 1000 gains 0.5% in April The Liv-ex 1000 Index gained 0.5% in April to close on 254.78. The Bordeaux 500 index gained 1.1% to close on 251.79. It now looks comfortably stronger than the other sub-indices over one year, having gained 5.5% over this period. The majority of the sub-indices also gained in April.…

Neal Martin on Bordeaux 2015: “A narrow pyramid”

Neal Martin on Bordeaux 2015: “A narrow pyramid” Neal Martin’s Bordeaux 2015 report was released on The Wine Advocate this afternoon. Like many other reviewers, Martin suggests that 2015 is an “excellent” vintage in general – but currently lacks the across the board consistency of great vintages such as 2009 and 2010. In terms of…