After a week off from EP releases there have been a couple of big name releases this morning. Pichon Baron have started proceedings with a release at €65 which is 10% down on last year. Early opening prices of £720 do not place it as the cheapest available vintage and with a score of (90-93) pts from Robert Parker it may be a tough ask for collectors.
Comparable back vintages are as follows:
Daniel & Florence Cathiard are next out with the release of Smith Haut Lafitte Red and White. The red is down 10% on release price for 2011 and is offered ex London at £450 (92-94)pts RP and the white only down 0.3% on 2011 at £650 (93-95)pts RP. Both are priced well according to their respective back vintages and collectors should be interested in very well made wines in 2012. Parker has them both down as superb efforts for the vintage.
|2012||Smith Haut Lafitte||£450.00|
|2011||Smith Haut Lafitte||£470.00|
|2010||Smith Haut Lafitte||£875.00|
|2009||Smith Haut Lafitte||£1,550.00|
|2008||Smith Haut Lafitte||£430.00|
|2007||Smith Haut Lafitte||£420.00|
|2006||Smith Haut Lafitte||£420.00|
|2005||Smith Haut Lafitte||£690.00|
|2004||Smith Haut Lafitte||£500.00|
|2003||Smith Haut Lafitte||£480.00|
|2002||Smith Haut Lafitte||£420.00|
|2001||Smith Haut Lafitte||£480.00|
|2000||Smith Haut Lafitte||£880.00|
|2012||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£650.00|
|2011||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£595.00|
|2010||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£700.00|
|2009||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£670.00|
|2008||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£643.00|
|2007||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£545.00|
|2006||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£495.00|
|2005||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£625.00|
|2004||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£450.00|
|2003||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||N/A|
|2002||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£390.00|
|2001||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||N/A|
|2000||Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc||£490.00|
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