Wine Spectator: Bordeaux Futures Hit The Market, But Is Anyone Buying?May 16, 2012
After almost a month of quiet, Bordeaux châteaus are revving up the futures campaign for the 2011 vintage again, Wine Spectator reports. The past few days have seen a flood of en primeur releases from top properties, including first-growths Château Margaux and Château Haut-Brion. Prices are down from the record-setting 2009 and 2010 vintages. But the response from merchants, retailers and consumers has been mixed.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.