In previous years, Liv-ex has extended the classification to include wines from the Right Bank which were not originally classified.
In addition, this year’s classification will extend beyond Bordeaux to include wines from the rest of the world.
US critic Antonio Galloni has heaped praise on the Right Bank’s efforts in 2016, giving Saint Emilion and Pomerol properties a raft of top scores.
In comparison to fellow US critic James Suckling who said the 2016 vintage was a “Left Bank year”, Galloni’s scores lean more to the right of the Gironde.
You can find these the on Liv-ex Insights critic scores page
This morning saw a flurry of releases from petits chateaux and Sauternes. Amongst them were Doisy Vedrines and Filhot.
Both kept their ex-negociant releases prices consistent with the previous year.
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Market activity remains solid with trade by value up a tick on the previous week.
The market continues to receive a boost from a weaker Sterling which fell to a fresh 31-year low against the Dollar.