Liv-ex 100 index rises 0.3% in July

The Liv-ex 100 – the industry benchmark – closed July on 310.07, up 0.28% on the previous month. This is the first month to include the updated index components, which can be found here. It also marks only the second increase for the Liv-ex 100 so far this year.

The top movers in July came from Burgundy, the Rhone and Champagne. Armand Rousseau, Chambertin 2015, which fell in both May and June, rose the most – up 13.8%. It was followed by one of the new additions, Francois Lamarche, Grande Rue 2015, which increased in value by 13.7%.

July’s biggest faller was Domaine Ponsot, Clos Roche Vv 2016, down from £4,094 to £3,800. Other wines that dipped in value included Yquem 2001 and Smith Haut Lafitte 2009.