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 55 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 60 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
Special Offer | Was £159 | Now £99.00 50cl Bottle.

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: $135.18 USD
Stock: 35 in Stock

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Burmester's 60 Years of Tawny Port

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 to celebrate a 50th anniversary. This double gift box contains two 75cl bottles of Rich Tawny Port beautifully presented in a silk lined gift box:

Burmester 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.

Burmester 40 Year Old Tawny:
*** Gold Medal at the 2015 International Wine Challenge ***
Bright tawny colour, with greenish nuances. Presents a bouquet with intense aromas of dried fruits, delicate spices notes and a sweet touch of honey.
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Price: $217.11 USD
Stock: 3 in Stock

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Taylors 60 Years of Tawny Port Gift, 1960

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: $189.80 USD
Stock: 9 in Stock

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Taylors 60 Years of Tawny Port Gift, 1960

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: $244.42 USD
Stock: 8 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: $539.37 USD
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: $299.04 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Graham's Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Bottled by J Harvey and Sons
Plain Labels

Graham is a great port house, producing one of the deepest-coloured and sweetest styles of vintage port. Along with Taylor and Fonseca, Graham has probably been the most consistent producer of great port in the post- World War II era. Their vintage ports are truly sublime and sumptuous.

The 1960 Graham is one of the best ports of the 1960 vintage and a joy to drink, rich coffee and chocolate nose with a silky finish.

Reviews:
"Now fully mature with a lovely translucence. Ethereal, delicate bouquet becoming rich and tangy. Still very sweet with a good length and aftertaste. High alcohol content and an exquisite crystallised violet end flavour.
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Price: $340.01 USD
Stock: 2 in Stock

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Kopke Port, 1960

Colheita Port Including 'Kopke Gift Box' as pictured

The 1960 Kopke has a rich, wonderful spiced chocolate flavour, sweet but not cloying, full bodied, nut and dried peel. Great flavour and a good finish.

20% ABV
75 Cl
Bottled 2019
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Price: $320.89 USD
Stock: 15 in Stock

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Messias Port, 1960

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Quinta do Rey Vintage Port

A very rare single quinta vintage port from Messias.
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Price: $525.71 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Quinta do Noval Port, 1960

Vintage Port
(High Shoulder) Embossed Capsule | 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: $312.70 USD
Stock: 2 in Stock

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Royal Oporto, 1960

Colheita Port

Beautiful yellow mature colour. Lovely jammy fruit and burnt caramel on the nose with same red fruit marmalade on the palate and a medium finish.
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Price: $266.27 USD
Stock: 8 in Stock

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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage Port

The 1960 Sandeman is a deep purple black colour, with sweet black fruits on the nose. This is mirrored on the palate, which has rich, chocolate-edged fruit. Still plenty of tannin but with so much sweet substance and nicely balanced alcohol, it is still drinking well.
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Price: $271.73 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Spratley, 1960

Vintage Port

Produced and bottled by the Companhia Geral da Agricultura das Vinhas do Alto Douro (Real Companhia Velha) exclusively for Spratley & CIA.
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Price: $252.62 USD
Stock: 14 in Stock

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60 Years of Messias Tawny Port, 1960

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: $176.15 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

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Chateau Lafite Rothschild, 1960

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe
high shoulder, bin-soiled and nicked label.

Tobacco, cigar ash, cedar, forest floor, earth, spice, leather, old wood and scents of dried leaves.
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Price: $744.19 USD
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild, 1960

Pauillac

The 1960 chateau Mouton Rothschild was one of the finest wines of the 1960 Bordeaux vintage. The 1960 Mouton label was designed by Jaques Vallon (a power-house of the Cubist Movement) and depicts movement of birds contrasting with the static geometry of vines. Château Mouton Rothschild's 1960 vintage is also something of an increasing rarity, being crafted before this great Bordeaux château was granted first growth status.
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Price: $954.48 USD
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Croft Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Good levels | 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: $271.73 USD
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Fonseca Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Plain Label | Damaged capsule | Good fill

The 1960 Fonseca has settled into the most glorious of old Vintage Ports. After more than 50 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.
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Price: $394.63 USD
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Graham's Port, 1960

Vintage Port

Reviews:
"Now fully mature with a lovely translucence. Ethereal, delicate bouquet becoming rich and tangy. Still very sweet with a good length and aftertaste. High alcohol content and an exquisite crystallised violet end flavour. Score: 4 Stars" - Michael Broadbent
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Price: $367.32 USD
Stock: Out of Stock

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Kopke Port, 1960

Vintage Port

C.N. Kopke is the oldest Port Wine Company, was established in 1638 by Christiano Kopke and his son, Nicolau Kopke who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League. Kopke, has almost with 4 centuries of success in the Port Wine world and was bought by Sogevinus group in 2006.
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Price: $539.37 USD
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Taylor's Port, 1960

Vintage Port - Excellent Provenance.
Labelled | Excellent level top shoulder | embossed capsule

This is a stunning 1960 port. The colour is deep garnet offering floral notes, coffee and cassis on the nose. On the palate, a full-bodied mouthfeel with hints of warm chocolate, coffee and raisins. Utterly complete and delicious after 60 years. 98/100 (VWP).
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Price: $394.63 USD
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Taylor's Port, 1960

Vintage Port - Excellent Provenance.
Plain Label | Level Low-Mid Shoulder | embossed capsule

These bottles were taken from an underground cellar bin in a small country house where they have been stored since original purchase. They were unlabelled so identification was from the embossed capsule.

This is a stunning 1960 port. The colour is deep garnet offering floral notes, coffee and cassis on the nose. On the palate, a full-bodied mouthfeel with hints of warm chocolate, coffee and raisins. Utterly complete and delicious after 60 years. 98/100 (VWP).
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Price: $204.82 USD
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Warre's Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage port (Grants of St James's Label)

** 90 Points Wine Spectator **

This wine is now beginning to reach its full maturity and is likely to be ready for drinking. As it ages further, it will begin to develop gently into a more tawny style wine. Intense, structured with a nice soft finish." Almost perfect in its maturity. Still delicious.

"A powerhouse port that has been mellowed and opened up by time. Now in its 43rd year, its tannins have softened to reveal dark fruit flavors, herbaceousness and plenty of grip in the finish." Wine Spetator, 2003.

"Masses of rich plums and prunes on the flavour. So rich – such a surprise.
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Price: $340.01 USD
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