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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
20 Jul 2007

Looks as though there are forces other than the Parker effect acting on wine pricces today.

In general prices for top wines have risen at the steepest rate ever known in the last few weeks, but Lafite has been rising even more than most.

The reason? Lafite is a magic word and therefore brand for the Chinese - the new force in…