Market activity was slower with trade by value and volume down on the previous week. The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 was firmer, up 0.3% and is now at its highest level since June 2013. This week Solaia 2013 and Sena 2014 were released on La Place de Bordeaux.
Bordeaux activity was down on week at 68.9%. First Growth trade was also lower. Latour was the most active, led by Latour 2009 (WA 100) and Latour 2001 (WA 95).
It was a strong week for Burgundy with high value DRC 2012s finding the bid. Trade for Champagne and the Rhone was also stronger. Krug, Clos Mesnil 1998 (AG 96) and Louis Roederer, Cristal 2007 (AG 97) saw good activity. Guigal, Cote Rotie Landonne 2007 (WA 97) and Janasse, Chateauneuf Du Pape Vv 2004 (WA 95) were the most active wines traded by volume from the Rhone.
Lynch Bages 2000 (WA 97) was in the top five wines traded by value this week. A number of Lynch Bages vintages traded at all-time highs in August and September. The 2006 (WA 93) traded at £925 per 12×75 this week, up 21% from the beginning of 2016.
Figeac 2007 (WA 85) and Yquem 2003 (WA 94) were active this week. Both featured in the top five wines by value and volume.