The Liv-ex April Market Report has been published exclusively for members on our Silver tier package or higher. The following is an extract.
New La Place releases amid increased market activity in March
Fine wine enjoyed an uptick in activity in March, with trade value up 21.5% on the previous month and the number of wines trading up 19.6%. Prices rose more than in February, with the Liv-ex 100 index up 0.7% and the Liv-ex 1000 up 2.0%.
The best-performing wines within the Liv-ex 100 were a mix from the Rhône, Champagne, California and Barolo. The Liv-ex 1000’s gains were led by the Burgundy 150 (4.0%) and the Champagne 50 (2.6%) sub-indices.
In March, Bordeaux improved its share of trade to 36.2% of the market by value. The increase was driven by its 2019 and 2018 vintages. Meanwhile, Burgundy dipped from 26.3% of the market in February to 24.9%, and Champagne from 12.8% to 11.2%.
Australia (1.1%) and Chile (0.9%) led trade among the ‘others’ category (5.0%). Chilean fine wine was in the spotlight after library stock of Seña 2009 was offered through La Place de Bordeaux.
The full report contains additional Liv-ex research and analysis:
- Risers from the Rhône and Burgundy
- Market sentiment towards Burgundy in the past year
- Jancis Robinson finds greater success in 2012 Left Bank Bordeaux 10 years on
- Which have been the most profitable Bordeaux vintages for the supply chain?
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