1960 Wine and Port Vintage

Vintage Port:


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The 1960 Port Vintage was outstanding and was declared by all of the major Port houses. Port wines from 1960 have now settled into glorious old Vintage Ports of the very highest quality. After more than 58 years bottle-ageing, these wines have a superb combination of lovely mature fruit combined with the elegance that only this length of time in bottle can give. An incredible 61 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary, they will last for decades to come or offer a superlative drinking experience now.
 
Italian: The 1960 is rated as an average vintage for Italian wines. Heavy-weight, longer lived wines from 1960 such as Barolo and Amarone are still drinking well - they still exhibit a good structure and have deep colour with rich intensity.
 
Bordeaux: The vintage suffered from two rain-filled months of August and September. The wines produced in 1960 were very delicate and light in Bordeaux and only the first growth and Grand Cru wines will now be drinkable. The great estates from Sauternes and Barsac produced some good sweet wines in what was generally a depressed decade for the region.
 

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1960 Bairrada 60 Year Old Fortified Wine, 1960

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Abafado (fortified wine) - Martins da Costa
Includes Gift Case
50cl Bottle.
Special Offer | Was £169 | Now £139

This outstanding 1960 wine is a beautiful sweet fortified wine from the Bairrada region in Portugal. Elegantly packaged, this 1960 wine will make a fantastic 60th Birthday or Anniversary gift.

Only 1000 bottles were made and these are drinking perfectly. Made from the must of red grapes, the wine is matured in oak for a minimum of 10 years. This is an amazing sweet wine that can be drunk as an aperitif or with any sweet dessert. This wine is of exceptional quality and value and is highly recommended by our wine buyer.

On the nose there are complex aromas of dried apricots, nuts, honey and a suggestion of citrus fruit.
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Price: £139.00
Stock: 26 in Stock

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Chateau La Mission Haut Brion, 1960

Pessac Graves Cru Classe (High shoulder)


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Price: £375.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Chateau Latour, 1960

Pauillac 1st Growth Classification

Chateau Latour only selects grapes from the 47 hectares which surround the Château Latour, the heart of the estate to make the "Grand Vin de Château Latour
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Price: £595.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Cockburn Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Branded capsule | Sold with Plain Label

This 1960 Cockburn Vintage Port is quite full-bodied, rich, alcoholic, spirited vintage port that offers meaty, chocolaty, spicy, full-bodied, alcoholic flavours. "A light tawny colour, almost a medium rose, with very slow legs. The nose smelt of marzipan, rosewater and aniseed. A medium bodied taste of ripe dates with a dash of spirit and a fantail finish lasting a good while. This grand port was alive and delivering pleasure. Thank you Cockburns for the treat. 89/100 (Nicos Neocleous, UK)" UK Wine Forum.
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Price: £219.00
Stock: 8 in Stock

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Croft Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Level High Shoulder | plain label

"Bright tawny with orange flecks, there are whacks of dried fruit and sultanas on the nose, with hints of bitter chocolate and Christmas pudding. The palate is sweet but balanced with a lovely acidity. A fascinating multilayered wine, with the oxidization bringing out maple syrup flavours, coupled with leather and cigar box aromas wrapped around rich dried fruit. Complex, captivating and holding up beautifully." Decanter, Fine Wine Encounter 2009.

The 1960 has a light russet core with deep tawny rim. A lovely soft, mulberry infused nose with a touch of sloes and coca that could do with a tad more delineation.
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Price: £189.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Quarles Harris Vintage Port, 1960

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Vintage Port

A very rare bottle of Quarles Harris 1960.
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Price: £345.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Quinta do Noval Nacional, 1960

Vintage Port
Embossed capsule | Unlabelled | Level in Neck

“This wine is a mysterious phenomenon, a magical wine produced in extremely limited quantities and only in a few years each decade. It is the expression of a terroir and confirms something that is for me a deeply held belief. The Nacional is great because of the grapes and where they come from, not because of anything particular that we do. It has a unique personality, an extraordinary intensity and, even after many years of ageing, retains an astonishing youthfulness.” Christian Seely

The terroir: a small area at the heart of the Quinta do Noval vineyard planted with ungrafted vines and untouched by phylloxera, described as “attached to the soil of the Nation”.
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Price: £2,650.00
Stock: 5 in Stock

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Quinta do Noval Nacional, 1960

Vintage Port
Damaged capsule | Unlabelled | Level top shoulder

“This wine is a mysterious phenomenon, a magical wine produced in extremely limited quantities and only in a few years each decade. It is the expression of a terroir and confirms something that is for me a deeply held belief. The Nacional is great because of the grapes and where they come from, not because of anything particular that we do. It has a unique personality, an extraordinary intensity and, even after many years of ageing, retains an astonishing youthfulness.” Christian Seely

The terroir: a small area at the heart of the Quinta do Noval vineyard planted with ungrafted vines and untouched by phylloxera, described as “attached to the soil of the Nation”.
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Price: £1,795.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Quinta do Noval Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Sold with Plain Label

Medium dark red towards garnet, with plum, ripe berry, chocolate and tar aromas and flavours, this medium-bodied Port is now showing very nicely in its maturity. Moderate and very soft tannins, with sweet tobacco and cherry flavours on the finish.
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Price: £289.00
Stock: 3 in Stock

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Salice, 1960

Five Roses - Leone de Castris

*** Clearance sale/excluded from our guarantee - Sold only as a Curio/ Novelty from the Italian 1960 vintage ***
Negroamaro, Black Malvasia of Lecce. Brilliant Cherry-Red Colour. Aroma. Heady scents of blueberry and red currant and a floral hint of rose. Five Roses was one of Italy’s first quality rosé wines. The blend is 90% Negroamaro and 10% Malvasia Nera.
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Price: £159.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Warre's Port, 1960

Warre Private Cellar Release

Warre’s is the oldest of the Symington Family Estates' brands and in 2020 celebrates 350 years of producing unparalleled quality Port wines. To commemorate three and a half centuries of history, Warre’s decided to launch a fabulous Vintage 1960 Private Cellar. These are the Last 360 Bottle in the Symington Cellar.

Johnny Symington – chairman of Symington Family Estates, commented: “We are extremely proud to be celebrating Warre’s 350th anniversary: three generations of my family worked alongside the Warres until the mid-1960s when they decided to return to the UK.

“We have continued a great tradition that dates back to 1670.
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Price: £495.00
Stock: 5 in Stock

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Baron de Sigognac, 1960

Armagnac (Comes in original Sigognac Box as illustrated)

The company behind this Armagnac owns one of the most important stocks of old vintages in the whole region. They are growers as well as distillers and specialise in sourcing and ageing old casks of Armagnac.

The Armagnac is made from a blend of Baco and Ugni Blanc, the predominant grapes used in the production of Armagnac. The distillation takes place in a column still to an alcohol strength of about 54%. The spirit is then aged in local black oak casks. The alcohol content then reduces naturally to about 40% after about forty years.

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Price: £395.00
Stock: Out of Stock

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