Lafite Releases Most Affordable Vintage Yet

Lafite RothschildIllustrious First Growth Lafite Rothschild released prices for their 2013 on Wednesday at a 14% discount from 2012 – the least expensive of any vintage since the turn of the millennium. In a year which has been challenging for producers to say the least, Lafite and the other First Growth Châteaux benefit from industry-leading technology which is able to offset many of the problems encountered by smaller growers, ensuring high quality in difficult years. Nevertheless, as merchants and negociants call for lower pricing, it remains to be seen if 14% will be sufficient. Click here for the full article: