Liv-ex exclusive: We look at the estates that have decided to leave the st.-emilion classification - Château Cheval Blanc
, Château Ausone
(July 2021) and Château Angélus
(January 2022). How have they fared against the remaining Premier Grand Cru Classé
A, Château Pavie
- Following the withdrawal of Cheval Blanc, Ausone and Angélus from the Saint-Émilion classification, Pavie is the only Premier Grand Cru Classé A estate remaining.
- There has been no discernible effect on their secondary market performance since their decision to leave.
- Cheval Blanc has been the top-traded and best-performing estate.
The ‘big four’ lead Saint-Émilion Grand Cru trade
Year-to-date, Cheval Blanc leads trade within the appellation, replacing Angélus, which had the top spot in 2020 and 2021.