The Miracle Vintage

The Miracle Vintage

Following a series of flash reviews, Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW’s 2019 En Primeur report (part I) got published on The Wine Advocate last week. If every Bordeaux vintage could be summarised in three buzz words repeated over and over again by the winemakers, in 2019 they...
Bordeaux 2019 moves into the secondary market

Bordeaux 2019 moves into the secondary market

It was another busy week for the Bordelais and international trade alike. The majority of Bordeaux 2019s have now been released – on our numbers, the campaign is about 85% complete and covered in full on our News and Insights pages. Reports on Vinous, from...
Talking Trade – En Primeur in full swing

Talking Trade – En Primeur in full swing

En Primeur picked up on Monday right where it left off last Friday – with a flurry of releases. Liv-ex covered over 30 individual wines with our analysis blogs, all of which can be found on our News and Insights. The week was opened by Cheval Blanc, which...
Jeff Leve releases Bordeaux 2019 scores

Jeff Leve releases Bordeaux 2019 scores

Jeff Leve (The Wine Cellar Insider) has now released over 550 Bordeaux 2019 tasting notes and scores. His top-scoring wines can be found in the table below. Leve found potential perfection in two First Growths, Lafite and Mouton Rothschild. The 2019...
First full week of ’19 releases

First full week of ’19 releases

En Primeur got off to a smart pace this week with about 40 wines being released at up to a 33% discount on their 2018 opening prices. First up, on Monday was Palmer, which released at £1998 per 12×75, a 31% discount on 2018 (£2,892) and like Pontet...