The Liv-ex Claret Chip Index moved lower last week, touching 364.72 on 23 July. The index is down 0.6% on the previous week and -0.7% month-on-month.

The graph below is rebased at 100 on the 31st of December '08 and tracks the fortunes of the five Firsts independently. Following a rise of 34.38% year-to-date and the end of this year's en primeur campaign, the market appears to be pausing for breath, with all but Latour seeing a slight dip in prices.

Claret Chip by brand