Chateaux Margaux 2004 First Growth Bordeaux

Chateaux Margaux 2004 First Growth Bordeaux I have a brilliant wine to recommend to you. Chateau Margaux is one of the most famous first growth, red, Bordeaux wines.  They call it their finest claret and it is perfect for investment. Since the 17th Century, the first wine of Château Margaux has been recognised as being…

Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines

Angry French winemakers wreck Spanish bag-in-box wines Frustration over cheap Spanish imports spilled into supermarket aisles in southern France after local winemakers wrecked bag-in-box wines brought across the border. Winemakers staged a protest by destroying Spanish bag-in-box wines at a branch of the Carrefour supermarket near to Montpellier in France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region, according to French…

Introducing Lafite Rothschild

Introducing Lafite Rothschild Lafite Rothschild is undoubtedly the creme de la creme of all first growths. Here, we take a closer look on Lafite Rothschild. Owner: Baron Eric de Rothschild Classification: Premier Grand Cru (First Growth) Vineyard area: 112 hectares Colour: Red Standard blend: Cabernet Sauvignon (80-95%), Merlot (5-20%), Cabernet Franc (0-5%), and Petit Verdot (0-5%). Total annual production: 420,000 to 480,000…

First Growths Moving Towards 2011 High?

First Growths Moving Towards 2011 High? In February, the Liv-ex 1000 index has reached another record high for the 7th month in a row! As we clearly recall, the index has reached it’s peak in 2011 when the market was at its highest speculated by the Chinese and ultimately started a descent in 2011 and…