Since our last update the market has been a mixture of fits and bursts though not only due to the 2014 EP Bordeaux campaign (summary of release prices here). Currency fluctuations have been affecting Asian buyers which has resulted in a significant reduction in bids placed on the exchange during this past fortnight. For the first time since August 2014 the total bid value has dropped to below the £3 million mark resulting in the bid to offer ratio sliding to 1.76:1. Uniquely however, interest from US buyers has increased significantly since Cavex launched which presents new opportunities for our selling members.
Despite an overall decline, there have been over £300,000 of new positions placed over the last seven days with back vintage classed Bordeaux wines the main focus as buyers seek value against a lacklustre 2104 campaign. Vintages 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 feature heavily as value for money is sought.
Trading results on the exchange have seen Bordeaux dominate with small climbs and falls for certain vintages of the same wine. Drawing conclusions on which way the market is heading will certainly give market commentators a headache at the current time.
Trade highlights of the week:
- Biggest Climber – Chateau Pavie 2005 12 x 75 at £2,500 + 9.9% since 25/05/14
- Chateau Latour 2008 12 x 75 at £3,300 + 1.5% since 09/01/15
- Chateau Haut Brion 2005 12 x 75 at £4,590 + 0.9% since 12/05/15
- Biggest Faller – Chateau Clos Fourtet 2009 at £1,700 – 14.6% since 31/01/15
- Forts de Latour 2008 at £1,025 – 13.1% since 13/02/15
- Chateau Latour 2006 at £3,185 – 5.9% since 01/02/15
We’re seeing some iconic USA wine on offer this week from Screaming Eagle and new Napa icon Kapcsandy. Deals are also available on two of Guigal’s La La’s from the 2004 and 2009 vintages. Buyers are also on the look-out for Clerc Milon, Duhart Milon, Haut Brion and Ornellaia across multiple vintages. Be sure to catch up with all new additions on the links below that easily highlight new activity.
|Beychevelle||2008||6 x 75||£290||A||2||£295||21/04/15|
|Bonnes Mares Comte Vogue||2009||6 x 75||£1,450||A||1||–||–|
|Cabernet Sauvignon Screaming Eagle||2012||3 x 75||£4,850||A||5||£4,750||13/05/15|
|Cantemerle||2009||12 x 75||£210||A||5||£220||23/11/14|
|Carruades de Lafite||2009||12 x 75||£1,385||A||5||£1,335||15/04/15|
|Cote Rotie Turque Guigal||2009||6 x 75||£1,525||A||1||£1,500||19/12/14|
|Duhart Milon||2010||6 x 75||£250||A||4||£250||24/03/15|
|Haut Bailly||2005||12 x 75||£790||A||2||–||–|
|Haut Brion||2007||12 x 75||£2,300||A||1||£2,200||29/11/14|
|L’Eglise Clinet||2005||6 x 75||£1,900||A||1||–||–|
|L’Eglise Clinet||2009||6 x 75||£1,350||A||1||£1,515||02/07/14|
|Lafite Rothschild||2005||12 x 75||£5,975||A||1||£5,550||25/09/14|
|Latour||2006||12 x 75||£3,205||A||2||£3,185||15/05/15|
|Latour||2008||12 x 75||£3,350||A||1||£3,300||14/05/15|
|Les Forts de Latour||2009||12 x 75||£1,225||A||4||£1,240||08/01/15|
|Margaux||2008||12 x 75||£2,700||A||1||£2,700||02/03/15|
|Masseto||2009||3 x 75||£895||A||2||–||–|
|Montrose||2008||6 x 75||£250||A||2||£250||08/04/15|
|Redigaffi Tua Rita||2010||1 x 150||£125||A||14||–||–|
|Sassicaia||2004||6 x 75||£695||A||6||£690||13/10/14|
|Vieux Chateau Certan||2009||6 x 75||£860||A||4||£1,825||01/05/15|
|Beychevelle||2006||12 x 75||£570||A||10||£575||11/12/14|
|Beychevelle||2008||12 x 75||£575||A||10||£590||21/04/15|
|Carruades de Lafite||2009||12 x 75||£1,350||A||5||£1,335||13/04/15|
|Cos d’Estournel||2004||12 x 75||£645||A||5||–||–|
|Cos d’Estournel||2008||12 x 75||£605||A||15||£620||20/04/15|
|Duhart Milon||2006||12 x 75||£500||A||1||£495||01/04/15|
|Duhart Milon||2009||12 x 75||£560||A||4||£560||15/05/15|
|Haut Brion||1995||12 x 75||£2,820||C||5||£2,600||27/08/14|
|Haut Brion||2005||12 x 75||£4,600||A||1||£4,590||13/05/15|
|Haut Brion||2007||12 x 75||£2,230||A||1||£2,200||23/11/14|
|Latour||2006||12 x 75||£3,150||A||2||–||–|
|Latour||2006||12 x 75||£3,185||A||1||£3,185||15/05/15|
|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||2008||12 x 75||£735||A||30||£760||09/03/15|
|Lynch Bages||2009||12 x 75||£960||A||3||£980||16/04/15|
|Margaux||2004||12 x 75||£2,605||A||1||£2,600||23/03/15|
|Montrose||2008||12 x 75||£500||A||3||£500||08/04/15|
|Montrose||2010||12 x 75||£1,500||A||1||£1,550||29/09/14|
|Mouton Rothschild||2006||12 x 75||£3,100||A||1||£3,200||14/05/15|
|Pavillon Rouge||2008||12 x 75||£910||A||5||£930||17/04/15|
|Pontet Canet||2005||12 x 75||£910||A||2||£960||23/03/15|
Enjoy your week.
Daniel, Jean, Simon, Steph & Steve
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