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The few 2014s to release this week did not generate any interest on the secondary market, and Bordeaux’s share dipped below 70%. Nonetheless, the Liv-ex exchange saw good levels of activity with a large volume of members trading. After a slight dip at the beginning of April, the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 rose by 0.58% over the last week, while the Bordeaux First Growths accounted for 34% of all trade by value. Mouton Rothschild took the lion’s share, boosted by its recently upgraded 2005.

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Burgundy’s share was pushed up this week by a trade for high-value DRC Romanee Conti 2011, which appeared in second place in the top value table. The region was also lifted by good activity for Ponsot Clos Roche Vv 2001.

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The volume table was this week dominated by Italy, which pushed forward to take an impressive 8.9% of trade. With the Super Tuscan 2012s soon due to become physical, Sassicaia 2012 appeared in both the value and volume tables. 

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