Bordeaux En Primeur

The Chateau La Lagune, FranceRed Bordeaux en primeur 2007, an underappreciated, early drinking, mid-term cellaring vintage for devotees, not investors.

En Primeur or wine futures has its logic, after all we are dealing with the most collectable wine in the world, the consumer pays upfront, supposedly at a discount to the projected market price, taking title of an unfinished wine that they will receive in two or three year’s time, the Bordelaise château proprietors achieve a contingent source of finance in an industry that is inordinately capital intensive.

This is facilitated through a long established network of Bordeaux negociants, although there have been an increasing number of wine investment orientated companies appearing in recent times, such as the Bordeaux Index, www.bordeauxindex.com, offering comprehensive wine investment services.

Full article below. We suggest click on the Fullscreen option for better reading experience.


 

By Curtis Marsh | Buying Wine, Profiled Wineries | Related to: , , | 1 comment

You might also like:

The Chateau La Lagune, France
Bordeaux En Primeur
Shalom Chin – Provence blog Part 1 – La Vie en Rosé
Patricia Gallagher, Steven spurrier & Odette Kahn 1976 tasting in Paris
Ridge of no return
Must-Have Wine for the Christmas Table 2010
Hermitage La Chapelle Rouge
Hermitage La Chapelle Rouge – Part 1

One comment to Bordeaux En Primeur | Comments Feed

  • Leatrix says

    It was dark when I woke. This is a ray of snushine.

    May 4, 2011
  • The comments are closed.