1959 Wine and Port Vintage

Vintage Port: 1975-vintage-port The 1959 port wine vintage was a poor one. There were no declarations for vintage port and only a few single harvest colheitas were made. Our wine buyer's recommendation for a 60th gift would be to select a "60 years of port" gift such as the Taylor's 60 Years of Port , which comprises two bottles whose years add up to 60! This makes an excellent 60 year old wine gift for a 60th birthday or anniversary.
 
Italian: The 1959 Italian wine vintage was a very good vintage that has often been overlooked in favour of the outstanding 1958 and 1961 vintages. The wines produced exhibit a deep colour, rich intensity and have a good structure. The top quality Italian reds such as Barolo and Brunello are still drinking well today.
 
Bordeaux: 1959 was one of the great vintages of the century producing wines that are full-bodied, extremely alcoholic and opulent, with high degrees of tannin and extract. Initially the wines were criticised for having low acidity, however over time the wines have matured more slowly than the great vintage of 1961 and now after six decades the wines surpass the 1961s in many cases. Well-stored 1959 wines are still at their peak and will remain so for years to come.
 

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1959 Solaria Jonica, 1959

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Antonio Ferrari 60 Year Old Wine
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*** 97 Points *** Wine Advocate

This 1959 Wine from Solaria Jonica wine is an outstanding 60 year-old wine and absolute "must have" for anyone celebrating a 60th Birthday or anniversary. It is highly recommended by our wine buyer and many leading wine critics.

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"No, the vintage date of this wine is not an error. Just released, it is a selection of old-vine Primitivo grown south of Taranto and only now hitting the market. No one seems to know whether the fermentation was stopped by fortifying the wine or if it just stopped on its own as a result of the superlative richness of the must, but the fact remains that, with close to 14% of alcohol, it is as sweet as a great Recioto, a wine which it greatly resembles.
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60 Years of Messias Tawny Port, 1959

A 40 Year Old Tawny and a 20 Year Old Tawny, both ports come in a double dark mocha leather effect gift box.

A wonderful gift for a 60th anniversary. This double gift box contains two 75cl bottles of Rich Tawny Port beautifully presented in a silk lined gift box:

Messias blends its magnificent Tawny Ports from its extensive reserves of old cask aged Ports matured in the firm’s cool and tranquil cellars, (known as ‘lodges’) in Oporto on Portugal’s Atlantic coast.

Messias 40 Year Old Tawny:
Bright amber opulent walnut aromas. A powerful attack of dried apricot and marmalade. Incredibly complex and a profound searing mouth cleansing acidity with an incredibly long length.

Messias 20 Year Old Tawny:
***92 Points Robert Parker***
Great character and complex flavours, dried fruits and fine oak mixed with spices.
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Price: $170.16 USD
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Taylors 60 Years of Tawny Port Gift

Taylor 60 years of port. A 40 year and 20 year Tawny Port presented in a Taylor's gift box with two glasses.

A wonderful gift for a 60th anniversary. This double gift box contains two 75cl bottles of Rich Tawny Port:

One 20 year old port,(scoring 92/100 Parker points). This is a fine pale, orange brown with a taste of fruit cordial and honey and lemons. It is elegant with fine balance and poise, subtle acidity and a lovely nutty finish.
Gold medal winner Decanter awards '04.

Taylor's 40 year old port with a wonderful tawny colour and is fragrant with a vivid roast almond and summer fruits flavour. It is full of personality, has a lively richness and a mouth watering finish. Winner of the best Port Trophy Wine International Awards '04.
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Price: $236.12 USD
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Taylors 60 Years of Tawny Port Gift, 1959

Two HALF Bottles of Taylor's 40 Year and 20 Year Old Tawny Port (Presented in a FREE Double Leather Box).

A wonderful gift for a 60th anniversary. This double gift box contains two Half bottles (37.5cl) of rich Tawny Port:

One 20 year old port, (Scoring 92/100 Parker points. This is a fine pale orange brown with a taste of fruit cordial and honey and lemons. It is elegant with fine balance and poise with subtle acidity and a lovely nutty finish.
Gold medal winner Decanter awards '04. Drink now - 2030.

One 40 year old port with a wonderful tawny colour and is fragrant with a vivid roast almond and summer fruits flavour. It is full of personality, has a lively richness and a mouth watering finish.
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Price: $170.16 USD
Stock: 6 in Stock

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Taylors 60 Years of Tawny Port Gift, 1959

Taylor 60 years of port. A 40 year and 20 year Tawny Port presented in a double leather-effect box.

A wonderful gift for a 60th anniversary. This double gift box contains two 75cl bottles of Rich Tawny Port:

One 20 year old port,(scoring 92/100 Parker points). This is a fine pale, orange brown with a taste of fruit cordial and honey and lemons. It is elegant with fine balance and poise, subtle acidity and a lovely nutty finish.
Gold medal winner Decanter awards '04.

Taylor's 40 year old port with a wonderful tawny colour and is fragrant with a vivid roast almond and summer fruits flavour. It is full of personality, has a lively richness and a mouth watering finish. Winner of the best Port Trophy Wine International Awards '04.
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Price: $236.12 USD
Stock: 6 in Stock

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Chassagne Montrachet, 1959

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J. Thorin

Montrachet is a village in the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy with its own communal appellation, created in 1937. The Chassagne-Montrachet title covers both red wines, made from Pinot Noir, and whites made from Chardonnay – producing roughly equal quantities of each. The particularly high quality of the whites is responsible for the commune's good reputation.
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Price: $196.54 USD
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Chianti Classico, 1959

Melini Stravecchio

From the good 1959 Italian Vintage. This wine is still very much alive. Although the colour has faded, the wine still displays some very pretty fruit and is surprisingly fresh. Subtle with pretty floral/rose aromas.
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Price: $222.93 USD
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Rioja, 1959

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Siglo - Felix Azpilicueta Martinez - Blanco

Wine from Rioja (and Ribera del Duero), aged for at least two years in oak and three years in the bottle, made primarily from the Tempranillo grape. Light and red-brown in colour, with intense vanilla aromas and substantial earthy flavour notes. Significant acidity and medium alcohol (13%).
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Price: $236.12 USD
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Rioja, 1959

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Siglo - Felix Azpilicueta Martinez

Wine from Rioja (and Ribera del Duero), aged for at least two years in oak and three years in the bottle, made primarily from the Tempranillo grape. Light and red-brown in colour, with intense vanilla aromas and substantial earthy flavour notes. Significant acidity and medium alcohol (13%).
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Price: $236.12 USD
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Valpolicella, 1959

Bertani

The Valpolicella zone is bordered to the west by the Bardolino DOC, located along the banks of Lake Garda, which produces similar wines to basic Valpolicella using many of the same grapes. The historical "heart" of Valpolicella winemaking is in the Monti Lessini hills located northwest of the town of Verona. In 1968, the boundaries of the region were extended far eastward towards the DOC production zone of Soave and south to the plains of the northern bank of the Po river and its tributary the Adige.
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Price: $249.31 USD
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Baron de Lustrac, 1959

Armagnac 1959 Vintage

Armagnac is a grape brandy from the Gascony region of South-Western France. Its closest relative is cognac, another grape brandy from an appellation located about 100 miles north of Armagnac. Armagnac even though it is related to and often confused with cognac, Armagnac is very different with regards to its grapes, terroir, distillation, élevage, blending, aromas, tastes and textures. In truth, France's two finest brandies made from wine are not very much alike at all.

Armagnac pre-dates cognac by about 150 years but never achieved the widespread sales figures that its relatives in the Charente obtained.
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Price: $988.00 USD
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Chateau La Fleur du Gazin, 1959

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Pomerol
Level upper shoulder

This 1959 wine from Gazin has been mature for decades. The tannins will have dried out and the tertiary characteristics of game, tea and cherries have become dominant.
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Price: $170.16 USD
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Chianti, 1959

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Ruffino - Riserva Ducale

Tuscan wine (Italian Toscana) is Italian wine from the Tuscany region. Located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast, Tuscany is home to some of the world's most notable wine regions. Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are primarily made with Sangiovese grape whereas the Vernaccia grape is the basis of the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
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