Bidders slowly returning to market

After a lacklustre EP 14 campaign, attentions are returning to normality with bid positions increasing by 1.5% throughout the week. However it is noticeable that bid prices are a little softer than pre campaign, no doubt a result of the strengthening pound and weakening euro particularly against the HK dollar over recent weeks.

The total offer value has fallen by 3.6% to £1.6 million as trades are matched although 165 new cases have been made live for sale during the past seven days. Overall market value remains at £4.5 million with the bid to offer ratio rising from recent weeks to 1.85:1. 

We are therefore on the look-out for members who are seeking to refresh a portfolio, perhaps free up some capital or maybe looking to reduce storage costs as we hit the summer months. If you wish Cavex to load up your cellar holdings free of charge or provide a no obligation cellar valuation then please do send through your cellar lists to trading@cavex.co.uk. The team will be very happy to help where we can. 

Trade highlights of the week:

  • Biggest Climber – Chateau Haut Brion 1995 12 x 75 at £2,820 +8.5% (since 27/8/14)
  • Chateau Margaux 1996 12 x 75 at £4,035 +2.2% (since 12/2/15)
  • Biggest Faller – Chateau Cantemerle 2009 12 x 75 at £190 -13.6% (since 19/11/15)
  • Forts de Latour 2009 12 x 75 at £1,160 -6.5% (since 8/1/15)
  • Sassicaia 2004 6 x 75 at £655 -5.1% (since 13/10/14)

There are some great offers up for sale this week with a large 17 case parcel of Eglise Clinet 2012, Lafite across multiple vintages and Latour 2008 at £3225 per dozen, all significantly under market. For some great value drinking there is also a 10 case parcel of Cantemerle 2009 at £190 per 12 x 75.

Buyers are still searching for multiple vintages of Mouton Rothschild and Le Petit Mouton so if you are in a position to offer stock please do get in touch.

Hot Offers
Wine Vintage Format Price Contract Qty Last Traded Date
Ausone 2008 12 x 75 £3,500 A 1 £3,750 04/07/14
Bonnes Mares Comte Vogue 2009 6 x 75 £1,450 A 1
Cantemerle 2009 12 x 75 £190 A 10 £190 29/05/15
Clinet 2010 6 x 75 £425 A 1 £450 06/02/15
Clos l’Eglise 2005 12 x 75 £840 A 1
Haut Bailly 2005 12 x 75 £790 A 2
Haut Brion 2004 12 x 75 £2,430 A 1 £2,390 17/12/14
L’Eglise Clinet 2005 6 x 75 £1,900 A 1
L’Eglise Clinet 2009 6 x 75 £1,225 A 1 £1,515 02/07/14
L’Eglise Clinet 2012 6 x 75 £900 A 17
Lafite Rothschild 2004 6 x 75 £2,150 A 2 £2,175 23/03/15
Lafite Rothschild 2005 12 x 75 £5,850 A 1 £5,550 25/09/14
Lafite Rothschild 2006 3 x 75 £1,100 A 4 £1,115 24/04/15
Latour 2008 12 x 75 £3,255 A 1 £3,300 14/05/15
Le Gay 2005 12 x 75 £1,150 A 2 £1,100 16/04/15
Margaux 2004 12 x 75 £2,645 A 1 £2,600 24/03/15
Masseto 2009 3 x 75 £895 A 2
Pavie Macquin 2005 12 x 75 £890 C 1 £840 25/11/14
Pontet Canet 2009 12 x 75 £1,375 A 2 £1,375 28/05/15
Romanee St Vivant DRC 2009 6 x 75 £5,150 A 1 £5,050
Hot Bids
Wine Vintage Format Price Contract Qty Last Traded Date
Cos d’Estournel 2006 12 x 75 £685 A 5 £720 20/05/15
Dom Perignon 2002 6 x 75 £520 A 2 £525 29/09/14
Duhart Milon 2009 12 x 75 £560 A 3 £560 28/05/15
Haut Brion 2005 12 x 75 £4,600 A 1 £4,600 13/05/15
Lafite Rothschild 2012 12 x 75 £2,950 A 1 £2,900 28/05/15
Leoville Barton 2000 12 x 75 £880 A 1 £800 04/04/13
Leoville Las Cases 2006 12 x 75 £925 A 2 £950 11/01/15
Leoville Poyferre 2004 12 x 75 £480 A 4 £480 20/03/15
Les Forts de Latour 2001 12 x 75 £1,205 A 1
Les Forts de Latour 2002 12 x 75 £1,150 A 1
Lynch Bages 2009 12 x 75 £600 A 1 £720 06/11/14
Lynch Bages 2009 12 x 75 £960 A 3 £980 16/04/15
Margaux 2004 12 x 75 £2,600 A 1 £2,600 24/03/15
Margaux 2008 12 x 75 £2,630 A 1 £2,700 21/05/15
Montrose 2010 12 x 75 £1,500 A 1 £1,500 29/09/14
Mouton Rothschild 2002 12 x 75 £2,855 A 1 £2,705 11/11/14
Mouton Rothschild 2006 12 x 75 £3,180 A 1 £3,200 14/05/15
Mouton Rothschild 2008 12 x 75 £2,950 A 1 £2,920 17/04/15
Mouton Rothschild 2009 12 x 75 £4,610 A 2 £4,450 19/02/15
Pontet Canet 2004 12 x 75 £485 A 1 £485 20/03/15
Pontet Canet 2005 12 x 75 £910 A 2 £960 20/03/15

Enjoy your week.

Daniel, Jean, Simon, Steph & Steve

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