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1959 Wine and Port Vintage

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, making an excellent 63 year old wine gift for a 63rd birthday or anniversary.
 
Portugal: 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.
 
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Barbaresco, 1959

Bersano

Barbaresco is one of the great wines of Italy's north-western Piedmont region. This aristocratic red has its vineyards situated in the Langhe, on the right-hand side of the Tanaro river and extending from the area north-east of Alba to the communes of Barbaresco, Neive and Treiso. The dominant variety grown is Nebbiolo, but Dolcetto and Barbera also play a part. The vines are generally grown on limestone-rich marl soils. similar to the Tortonium soils of the Barolo and La Morra areas in Barolo. Similar to its more famous sibling Barolo, Barbaresco is made from 100% Nebbiolo and shares its cult status as one of the finest wines in the world.
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Barbaresco, 1959

Produttori del Barbaresco - Riserva

Barbaresco is one of the great wines of Italy's north-western Piedmont region. This aristocratic red has its vineyards situated in the Langhe, on the right-hand side of the Tanaro river and extending from the area north-east of Alba to the communes of Barbaresco, Neive and Treiso. The dominant variety grown is Nebbiolo, but Dolcetto and Barbera also play a part. The vines are generally grown on limestone-rich marl soils. similar to the Tortonium soils of the Barolo and La Morra areas in Barolo. Similar to its more famous sibling Barolo, Barbaresco is made from 100% Nebbiolo and shares its cult status as one of the finest wines in the world.
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Price: $258.27 USD
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Bordeaux, 1959

Medoc, Bouchard Pere

Bordeaux, in the south-west of France, needs little introduction to anyone with an interest in wine. One of the world's most prolific wine regions, it also manages to rank among the most famous and prestigious. The secrets of Bordeaux's wine success (other than magical Bordeaux Blend) are its three trump cards: diversity, quality and quantity. The majority of Bordeaux wines are the dry, medium-bodied reds that made the region famous.
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Price: $193.38 USD
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Cantine Antonio Ferrari, 1959

Antonio Ferrari

*** 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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Price: $284.23 USD
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Chateau Cos d'Estournel, 1959

St Estephe 2nd Growth Classification
very top shoulder | Good label

Dark cherry berry scents with herbal elements, quite rich and impressive aromatically. Dark dried fruit elements and bold black mineral extract, chewy and just a bit lean with wonderful deep spice.
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Price: $850.08 USD
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Chateau Haut-Bages Liberal, 1959

Pauillac 5th Growth Classification, J. Calvet & Cie Negotiants, bottled by David Sandeman & Son Ltd

It still possesses an opaque dark garnet colour, followed by a moderately intense nose of road tar, herbs, cedar, truffles, and black fruit that is somewhat dominated by the more earthy/animal side. Full-bodied, coarse and rustic, revealing exciting levels of extract..
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Chateau Latour, 1959

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe -
High shoulder- Bin soiled label
**98 Points-Wine Advocate**

Château Latour is one of Bordeaux's – and the world's – most famous wine producers. It is situated in the southeast corner of the Pauillac commune on the border of Saint-Julien, in the Médoc region. Rated as a First Growth in the 1855 Bordeaux Classification, it has become one of the most sought-after and expensive wine producers on the planet, and produces powerfully structured Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant wines capable of lasting many decades.


Dark garnet with an amber edge, the 1959 Latour reveals a touch of volatile acidity in the nose, along with aromas of melted caramel, tobacco, and jammy red and black fruits.
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Chateau Lynch-Bages, 1959

Pauillac 5me Cru Classe

Chateau Lynch-Bages makes rich, powerful, full-bodied wines capable of long life.

Robert Parker Writes of this wine "This is a superlative wine. Such consistent brilliance was not again evident until the succession of super performances that began in 1982." Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition, The Wine Advocate


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Price: $681.36 USD
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Chateau Montrose, 1959

St Estephe 2eme Cru Classe

*** 93 Points Robert Parker (NM) ***

Reviews: "Tasted at the Montrose vertical in Stamford, the 1959 Montrose out-performed the 1961. It displayed a rich, deep red color with some bricking on the rim commensurate with age. The bouquet is winsome: black and red fruit, dried herbs, chlorophyll and rose petals that gently unfurl. The palate is medium-bodied with notes of cedar and damp earth, commendable depth of fruit and quite structured for a 1959. No, not a sumptuous old Claret, perhaps a little serious, yet this 1959 Montrose is just full of elan and will continue to drink well for a decade if bottles are of sound provenance.
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Price: $772.21 USD
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Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, 1959

Sauternes 1er Cru Clas

The 1959 Sigalas Rabaud is a stylish, finesse-styled Sauternes, with a lovely roasted/sweet honeyed character with melon, tropical fruit, and vanillin scents. This is a textbook example of Sigalas Rabaud that requires consumption.


Château Sigalas Rabaud is another prestigious Bordeaux wine estate located in the Sauternes region of France, known for its sweet white wines. Like other Sauternes producers, Château Sigalas Rabaud makes use of noble rot to create complex and concentrated flavors in their wines.

The 1959 vintage is considered historic and is part of a period in Bordeaux that produced exceptional wines.
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Price: $512.64 USD
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Chateau Talbot, 1959

St Julien 4th Growth Classification
Bin soiled, high shoulder and damaged labels.

From the Chateau Talbot vineyards, this beautiful red wine from the outstanding 1959 vintage has lovely cherry and red fruit aromas and flavours and light tannins with a smooth finish.

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Price: $478.90 USD
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Domaine et Terroirs du Sud, 1959

Domaine et Terroirs du Sud, Maury

96 points Vinous
This 1959 Maury may ultimately turn out to be Philippe Gayral's greatest find. It comes from the oldest parcels of Grenache Noir and Carignan and spent 40 years in wooden foudres. It has a lucid amber hue. The bouquet is utterly sublime: red plum, Hoisin, mulberry, burnt toffee, stewed Clementines and just a hint of VA giving it life. Wonderful! The palate is beautifully balanced with disarming fine, almost filigree tannins. Stewed red fruit, fig jam, tayberry, Moroccan spices and quince suffuse this Maury that has outstanding length and delineation. The 300 bottles produced are due to be released later this year.
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Price: $253.08 USD
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Grignolino, 1959

Fontanafredda

The Grignolino wines have a light ruby red color, tending to orange with aging. Have a characteristic odor and delicate in the mouth are dry, slightly tannic, bitter pleasant, with a characteristic aftertaste.
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Price: $167.42 USD
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Lagrein, 1959

F.lli Dorigati fu Pio

Lagrein produces wine which has high acidity and low pH, and highly tannic. Eric Asimov notes that Lagrein produces “ ... congenial, straightforward wines that can be deliciously plummy, earthy and chewy, dark and full-bodied but not heavy, with a pronounced minerally edge.”
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Price: $167.42 USD
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Salento, 1959

Rosso, Ruffino, Puglia

Salento is in the region of Puglia on the heel of Italy. The Ruffino is a fortified wine made predominantly from the primitivo grape. The wine has a liquorice and spice bouquet, a mediaum body and a long alcoholic finish.
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Tokaji, 1959

Budafok - Szamorodni (Half litre, 50cl)

Hungary’s most famous dessert wine is Tokaji the legendary sweet elixir. It can only be spoken in the superlative about this wine, as it is a medicine, a real nectar. The name Tokaji (which is of Protected Designation of Origin) is used for labeling wines from this wine district. The location of the region has a unique climate, beneficial to this particular viniculture, due to the protection of the nearby mountains, long warm autumns and mists that come in from the River Bodrog, creating perfect conditions for noble rot. Creating the botrytised ('aszú') grapes for which the region is famous. A wonderful sweet wine from this renowned producer.
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Price: $317.97 USD
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Tokaji, 1959

Aszu, 6 Puttonyos Monimpex - Azzu (Half litre, 50cl)

Hungary’s most famous dessert wine is Tokaji the legendary sweet elixir. It can only be spoken in the superlative about this wine, as it is a medicine, a real nectar. The name Tokaji (which is of Protected Designation of Origin) is used for labeling wines from this wine district. The location of the region has a unique climate, beneficial to this particular viniculture, due to the protection of the nearby mountains, long warm autumns and mists that come in from the River Bodrog, creating perfect conditions for noble rot. Creating the botrytised ('aszú') grapes for which the region is famous. A wonderful sweet wine from this renowned producer.
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Price: $421.80 USD
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Tokaji, 1959

Szamarodny - Budafok - HALF BOTTLE 0,5 Liter

Hungary’s most famous dessert wine is Tokaji the legendary sweet elixir. It can only be spoken in the superlative about this wine, as it is a medicine, a real nectar. The name Tokaji (which is of Protected Designation of Origin) is used for labelling wines from this wine district. The location of the region has a unique climate, beneficial to this particular viniculture, due to the protection of the nearby mountains, long warm autumns and mists that come in from the River Bodrog, creating perfect conditions for noble rot. Creating the botrytised ('aszú') grapes for which the region is famous. A wonderful sweet wine from this renowned producer.
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Price: $284.23 USD
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Bordeaux, 1959

Saint-Emilion, Bouchard Pere

Bordeaux, in the south-west of France, needs little introduction to anyone with an interest in wine. One of the world's most prolific wine regions, it also manages to rank among the most famous and prestigious. The secrets of Bordeaux's wine success (other than magical Bordeaux Blend) are its three trump cards: diversity, quality and quantity. The majority of Bordeaux wines are the dry, medium-bodied reds that made the region famous.
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Chateau Sansonnet, 1959

St Emilion Grand Cru Classe


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Chianti, 1959

Straccali - Fattoria Castellina

Chianti, situated in Tuscany in central Italy, is home to probably the best-known and most iconic of all Italian wines. 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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Price: $193.38 USD
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Niepoort Port, 1959

Colheita Port

This wine has light tinges of ruby in the heart of this wine that mostly show a well-evolved color. Initially there was a minty note that will delight port lovers. Concentrated flavours and good length on the finish. This wine has plenty of life left


Colheita Port Storage and Serving Advice:
Colheita Port should be stored in a cool and dry place, sheltered from light and temperature fluctuations, and the bottle should remain in an upright position. If stored correctly, Colheita Ports will keep for decades in the bottle. Over time, it is natural that a little sediment will form at the bottom of a bottle of colheita Port wine.
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Price: $642.43 USD
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