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Liv-ex: Haut Brion On The Rise

New figures released by Liv-ex show Haut Brion, the perennial “also-ran” among First Growths, pulling away from its rivals.

“Haut Brion has never sold at a premium, at least not in the last generation or two,” said Liv-ex director Justin Gibbs. 123 more words

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Life Beyond Burgundy For US Auctions

“We’re trying to re-emphasise Bordeaux a little bit, where some of the older stuff has been doing very well” the firm’s Marc Soler explained. To get punters in the mood, HDH is hosting a comparative tasting of the 2009 vs 2010 Bordeaux the night before at US$800 a pop. 87 more words

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Live-Ex Toasts A Broader Market

Last week, with public holidays in China, trading on Liv-ex was light and Bordeaux’s share slipped to 64% with only Lafite and Mouton Rothschild seeing good levels of trade among the First Growths. 81 more words

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Chateau Latour

This vineyard I saw from afar.  The beautiful tower that is the symbol of the vineyard was peering out over the vines of the Pauillac section of the Medoc region in north-west of Bordeaux. 441 more words

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7 bordeaux basics

Bordeaux, France is one of those wine regions that everyone knows of, but few really know. Here’s my succinct take on this historic and revered wine region, in seven simple factoids. 1,345 more words