Liv-ex 100 index rises 0.7% in August

The Liv-ex 100 – the industry benchmark – closed August on 312.37, up 0.74% on the previous month, despite the light trade typical for this holiday month. The index has now posted positive gains for three months in a row.

Burgundy dominated the top movers in August. Coche Dury, Meursault 2016 was in the top spot, having increased 11% in value, followed by two other wines from the region. A Champagne and a Barolo also featured among the biggest risers in August.

The biggest fallers came from Burgundy, the Rhone and Bordeaux. July’s top riser fell the most this month – Armand Rousseau, Chambertin 2015 was down 7%.