FINE WINE PRICE INDICES

JANUARY 2021

Date : january 21, 2021

2020 summary :

  • Bordeaux :
    • The price of the top 100 Bordeaux index (100 wines over 14 vintages) dropped 4.21% over the last 12 months
    • With the exception of 2012 and 2013 vintages, all price indices per vintage dropped during 2020, 1.3% in average.
  • Burgundy : significant drop of the DRC index (-7.2%) and Prestige index (-8.3%)
  • Rhône greatest wines : -2.1%
  • California greatest wines : -2.5%
  • Italy greatest wines : +1.3%
  • Champagne : record growth of the market index (+3.1%)

Wine Decider Pro market indeces 2016 - 2020

 

Bordeaux

 

Bordeaux market indices Previous
month
Current
Value (M€)
Max (M€) 1 month
YTD 1 year 3 years
(per yr)
5 years
(per yr)
10 years
(per yr)
 
WD Bordeaux 90 1013 987 1047 -2.6% -3.5% -3.5% 0.1% 1.6% 1.4%  
WD Bordeaux 1CC (10 wines) 747 737 845 -1.3% -5.0% -5.0% -0.2% 2.3% -0.8%  
WD Bordeaux 100 1760 1724 1815 -2.0% -4.2% -4.2% 0.0% 1.9% 0.4%  
GBP/EUR 1.104 1.112 1 0.7% -5.4% -5.4% -0.6% -4.1% -1.0%  

WD Bordeaux 100* price indices per vintage Previous
month
Current
Value (M€)
Max (M€) 1 month
YTD 1 year 3 years
(per yr)
5 years
(per yr)
Primeurs**
(per yr)
Stock
(k€)
2003 1751 1775 1809 1.4% -0.1% -0.1% 2.0% 2.6% 6.6% 8112
2004 1492 1499 1547 0.5% -2.9% -2.9% 2.1% 3.1% 7.7% 5891
2005 2111 2134 2186 1.1% -1.4% -1.4% 1.8% 1.3% 4.6% 27403
2006 1560 1568 1599 0.5% -0.3% -0.3% 1.8% 3.2% 4.2% 15923
2007 1435 1443 1484 0.6% -1.8% -1.8% 2.0% 3.3% 4.7% 9090
2008 1559 1564 1646 0.3% -1.9% -1.9% 2.2% 3.4% 7.8% 10210
2009 2187 2203 2313 0.7% -0.8% -0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 3.1% 24330
2010 2139 2167 2190 1.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.9% 1.4% 1.6% 28921
2011 1378 1385 1405 0.5% -0.4% -0.4% 2.2% 2.3% 2.6% 20837
2012 1368 1382 1387 1.0% 0.1% 0.1% 3.1% 3.6% 5.8% 19373
2013 1275 1284 1290 0.7% 0.5% 0.5% 3.1% 4.5% 6.5% 14265
2014 1349 1357 1388 0.6% -1.1% -1.1% 1.7%   6.5% 28596
2015 1759 1775 1923 0.9% -2.4% -2.4% 0.6%   6.8% 48418
2016 1786 1792 1851 0.3% -1.0% -1.0%     5.0% 62325
2017 1386 1391 1513 0.4% -3.8% -3.8%     2.5% 50443
2003-2016 Bordeaux price index*** 1679 1691 1732 0.7% -1.3% -1.3%       374137

* 100: Château Latour et Les forts de Latour are not included in our indices per vintage
** Primeurs : annualized growth of compounded vintage price since en primeurs prices (ex negociant price)
*** 2003-2016 Bordeaux price index: weighted average of each vintage value and its stock

 

BURGUNDY, RHONE and CHAMPAGNE

Region / market indices Previous
month (€)
Current
value (€)
Max value (€) 1 month
YTD 1 year 3 years (per yr) 5 years (per yr)    
Burgundy 1er crus (165 wines) 140.1 136.5 143 -2.6% -1.0% -1.0% 5.7% 5.9%    
Burgundy Grands Crus (178 wines) 243 242 249 -0.4% -0.9% -0.9% 5.4% 5.6%    
Burgundy DRC (12 bt case, 6 wines) 41160 39930 44587 -3.0% -7.2% -7.2% 4.6% 9.8%    
Burgundy top Grands Crus (24 wines) 1205.8 1154.4 1308.6 -4.3% -8.3% -8.3% 6.6% 8.0%    
Rhône (13 great wines) 264.2 263.7 271.5 -0.2% -2.1% -2.1% 3.4% 3.9%    
Champagne NV (37 wines) 26.27 26.32 26.51 0.2% 3.1% 3.1% 1.8% 0.6%    
California (21 wines) 308.4 305.1 358.7 -1.1% -2.5% -2.5% -1.4% 0.0%    
Italy (34 wines) 154.8 157.4 157.8 1.7% 1.4% 1.4% 3.5% 3.0%    
                     

ExplAnations

WD 90 Bordeaux market index is based on the market price average (in euro) of the top 90 wines of Bordeaux. First growth Bordeaux are not included. The last 15 available vintages of each wine at any given date are included in the index calculation.
WD Bordeaux 1CC market index 1CC index is based on the market price average (in euro) of the 10 first growth (or equivalent) of Bordeaux (Angélus, Ausone, Cheval Blanc, Haut Brion, Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Margaux, Mouton Rothschild, Pavie, Petrus). The last 15 available vintages of each wine at any given date are included in the index calculation.
For example, the WD Burgundy 1er Cru index represents the evolution of the average value of 165 Burgundy crus.
The last 14 available vintages of each wine at any given date are included in the index calculation.

 

=> The list of wines included in each index