While technically not a classified growth, most people consider La Mission Haut-Brion to be of the same caliber as its neighboring estate, First Growth Haut-Brion. A small street separates the two vineyards, which are located in the heart of Pessac, a suburb of Bordeaux, and both estates are owned by Domaine Clarence Dillon SA. Read More »
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Following in the footsteps of official First Growths, Chateaux Margaux and Mouton Rothschild, and honorary First Growth, La Mission Haut Brion, Chateau Lafite Rothschild announced its 2010 futures prices. Buyers had been expecting higher prices, so cases have been selling fast today, especially for the chateau’s second label, Carruades de Lafite. Read More »
With the grand finale of Bordeaux 2010 futures prices just around the corner, top Right Bank estates La Conseillante (Pomerol), Eglise Clinet (Pomerol) and Figeac (Saint Emilion), have all released their 2010 Bordeaux futures prices. Read More »
James Suckling and Hong Kong luxury publication, Tatler, have just released a free PDF download of James Suckling’s Bordeaux 2010 Futures Report. The 80-page guide contains [unordered_list style=”tick”] an insider’s guide to buying en primeur 431 tasting notes by Suckling the top 30 best investments [/unordered_list] Millesima’s Hong Kong division sponsored the publication. Download your free copy at http://www.asiatatler.com/hong-kong/WineGuide431.pdf If ... Read More »
Pomerol favorite Vieux Chateau Certan has released its 2010 prices. Liv-Ex ranks Vieux Chateau Certan as the 6th best wine of the vintage based on a compilation of critical opinion Read More »
Troplong Mondot became the latest Bordeaux estate to release its 2010 prices today. Since 2006, Troplong Mondot has been classified as “Premier Grand Cru Classe B.” Read More »
Following Chateau Margaux’s lead from yesterday, Pauillac First Growth Chateau Mouton-Rothschild released its 2010 prices today. The chateau, classified as a Second Growth in the 1855 Classification, is the only estate to have been promoted in the hierarchy. It joined the four other First Growths (Lafite, Latour, Margaux, and Haut Brion) in 1973 after years of lobbying. Brief History of ... Read More »