- Bids on Liv-ex are firm commitments to buy a wine that stipulate price and quantity.
- Three regions dominated the list of the most in-demand wines by number of bids.
- The most in-demand wines in H1 2023 have shifted from mainly Bordeaux and Burgundy last year to Bordeaux, Tuscany and Champagne.
What were the most in-demand wines in H1 2023?
The most in-demand wines according to the number of bids placed on them in H1 2023 form a diverse group. Tignanello maintained its leading position this year, with the 2019 vintage claiming the top spot. The wine currently has a Market Price of £1,240 per 12×75 and received 95 points from Antonio Galloni (Vinous). The 2018 vintage of Tignanello also features in the list, along with fellow Super Tuscan Sassicaia 2019 in second place.
Tignanello, Toscana 2019 trades on Liv-ex
The remaining seven positions represent a balanced distribution between Bordeaux and Champagne, signaling a shift from the previous year’s dominance by Bordeaux wines. Cos d’Estournel 2016, Château Lynch-Bages 2019, Château Mouton Rothschild 2016 and Château Pontet-Canet 2010 claim four of the spots for Bordeaux. Bollinger, La Grande Année 2014 and the 2008 and 2014 vintages of Louis Roederer, Cristal bear the flag of Champagne.
The regional distribution of the most sought-after wines on Liv-ex in the first half of 2023 highlights the broadening of the secondary fine wine market.
Liv-ex analysis is drawn from the world’s most comprehensive database of fine wine prices. The data reflects the real-ime activity of Liv-ex’s 620+ merchant members from across the globe. Together they represent the largest pool of liquidity in the world – currently £100m of bids and offers across 16,000 wines. Independent data, direct from the market.
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