Liv-ex’s most comprehensive index, the Bordeaux 500, ended the year down 5.1% – the smallest drop of any of the main Liv-ex indices. Above we have broken down the index into its component parts to compare each sub-section’s yearly performance.
With trade for Right Bank wines flourishing in the last quarter of the year, the Right Bank 100 (which contains new St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé A wines Pavie and Angelus) emerged as 2012’s winner, posting a yearly increase of 4.6%. The Right Bank 50, meanwhile, climbed from its low point in July to end the year in second place, on a 3.2% drop.
With many of the sub-indices having run flat for the last four months, each posted a more comprehensive rise in December.