Chateau Lafite Rothschild. Photo: Guy Collins
Bordeaux's share of the London-based Liv-ex online wine market's trading by value rose back to 61 percent during February, having fallen to a record low 51 percent the previous month, as the region benefited from demand for the 2015 vintage, which recently became physically available, according to Liv-ex's March market report on its website.
Burgundy's market share rose to 18 percent while trading in wines from Italy and the Rhone fell to 6 percent and 3 percent respectively, according to Liv-ex.
Among Bordeaux 2015 wines, Chateau Lafite Rothschild was the most active by value, followed by Petit Mouton and Carruades Lafite, respectively the second wines of Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Lafite, it said. Chateau Margaux continued to find buyers, trading at 11,900 pounds ($16,530) per 12-bottle case.