“Perfect” Haut Brion performance

“Perfect” Haut Brion performance According to Robert Parker, there are three recent Haut Brion vintages worthy of a ‘perfect’ 100-point score: the “exquisite” 2005, the “extraordinarily complex” 2009 and the “ethereal” 2010. Both the 2009 and 2010 were awarded 100 points in Parker’s first in-bottle reviews, while 2005 was initially scored 98 points in bottle…

Bordeaux 2010: Back to the Future

Bordeaux 2010: Back to the Future Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/bordeaux-2010-back-to-the-future.html If buyers of Bordeaux 2010 En Primeur had hopped into Marty McFly’s DeLorean DMC-12 and landed in 2015, what would they have discovered? For the buyers, the news – overall – would not have been good. Released at the peak of the market in June…

Talking Trade: 9-15th October

Talking Trade: 9-15th October Read more at http://blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/talking-trade-9-15th-october.html While the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 drifted 0.1% this week, Bordeaux’s trade share rose above 80%. Italy had another strong week, while Burgundy’s share continued to wane. The major theme of the week was Bordeaux 2010, which dominated the table of top wines traded by value. Overall, the…

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Where are the price gaps?

Bordeaux 2009 and 2010: Where are the price gaps? Read more at http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2015/10/bordeaux-2009-and-2010-where-are-the-price-gaps.html Bordeaux 2009 and 2010 are the two back-to-back vintages which are considered amongst the best of this century. Recently, Liv-ex explored the price gap between Montrose 2009 and 2010.  While both have 100 points from Robert Parker and come from these two comparably acclaimed…