Tag Archives: Bordeaux

St Emilion Classification questioned as Angelus owner faces legal battle

The St Emilion Classification system could be said to be also ‘on trial’ as Chateau Angelus’ owner awaits the outcome of a legal battle which is adding to the shock-waves caused by the announcement earlier this year that Ausone and Cheval Blanc would withdraw from the 2022 ranking. How will this impact on the investment wines of the region?


Bordeaux Blue-chips match  S&P500 performance in August 2021

The blue-chip Bordeaux First Growths trend performance in August rose 2.7% (Liv-ex Fine Wine 50), stretching past the S&P500’s 2.5% growth in the month. With the FTSE 100 trailing at 1.5% rise and gold declining 0.5% in the same period, fine wine is showing its value to investors as an alternative asset.


What is La Place de Bordeaux and how does it influence fine wine investments?

“La Place de Bordeaux” sounds like a coffee-table strewn square in the capital of Aquitaine, but is in fact the highly efficient, global distribution hub for the majority of the top investment wines in the world. We look at how it is shaping the fine wine market in 2021.


Fine Wine Market fizzes into Summer 2021 with 12 months of consecutive gains.

The fine wine market is in sparkling form! Liv-ex has just reported that May 2021 saw further increases on the exchange with its key benchmark, the Liv-ex 100, recording its twelfth month of consecutive growth. Up 13.2% since June 2020, find out which wines are delivering strong returns to investors now…


The Merchant’s Critic of Choice – Neal Martin rates Bordeaux 2020 an excellent vintage

Voted by Liv-ex merchant members as the most trusted quality guide on Bordeaux En Primeurs, Neal Martin has published his critical scores on the latest Bordeaux offering, providing a key quality guide on the 2020 vintage for fine wine investors. His view: “2020 is an excellent vintage” and “the truth is that generally 2020 does form the third in a trilogy of great vintages after 2018 and 2019”. Read more about his top wines of the vintage…