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Tag Archives: Latour

• Surprise 100-pointers in Parker’s 2010 rankings

Surprise 100-pointers in Parker’s 2010 rankings

Wine critic Robert Parker has scored 10 wines from the 2010 vintage 100 points in a surprise turnaround. Initially it was reported that only nine wines had secured 100 points and that one of them had never been awarded the “perfect” score before. Pichon-Longueville Baron and Vieux Château Certan were among the hotly tipped contenders […]

• Lafite worst first growth performer of 2012 so far

Lafite worst first growth performer of 2012 so far

Of all the first growths Lafite has proven to be the worst performer in the first half of 2012. Liv-ex’s analysis based on the last 10 vintages of each estate showed that Lafite has fallen 12% since the start of the year and not even a relatively successful 2011 release has steadied the decline. The […]

• Latour Takes on Lafite in China Sales Plus Shipwrecked Champagne

Latour Takes on Lafite in China Sales Plus Shipwrecked Champagne

Can Chateau Latour catch Chateau Lafite? We’ll find out on May 27, when vintages from Latour’s cellar in Bordeaux spanning almost 150 years go on sale at Christie’s International in Hong Kong. Wines resting in the perfect storage conditions of a chateau’s cellar command a serious premium. That was part of the story behind the […]