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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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: $167.37 USD
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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: $232.24 USD
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Croft Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Good levels | embossed capsules | 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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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: $304.90 USD
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Quinta do Noval Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Excellent label | good level

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: $297.11 USD
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Quinta do Noval Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Excellent label | good level

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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Quinta do Noval Port, 1960

Vintage Port
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: $297.11 USD
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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 £179 | Now £119.00 50cl Half Litre 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: $154.39 USD
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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: $167.37 USD
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Borges Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage Port

The 1960 Borges Vintage Port has a light tawny colour. Reveals a very evolved aroma.A sweet entry with raisins and sultanas. Some coffee coming through the mid-palate with a touch of liquorice. Good persistent finish.

Founded in 1884 by brothers António and Francisco, Sociedade dos Vinhos Borges soon became one of the main national wine companies. Recognizing that only by excellence can Portuguese wines assert themselves in the world, Borges has always invested in the quality of its production, which today is exported to more than fifty countries on the five continents.
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Price: $284.14 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: $906.91 USD
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Croft Port, 1960

Vintage Port
labelled | embossed chipped capsules | good level

"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: $297.11 USD
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Dow's Port, 1960

Vintage Port (Plain Labels & in neck)

This is an extraordinary house that seems to have been particularly successful with its vintage port. The 1960 is a classic, a monumental, rich, still tannic wine

Reviews
"Superbly balanced and at its peak. Light ruby with a garnet edge, a rich coffee and chocolate nose, medium-bodied, with lovely balanced fruit and coffee flavours and a long, silky finish. A joy to drink." James Suckling - Vintage Port Book
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Price: $297.11 USD
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Kopke Port, 1960

Vintage Port


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Price: $642.23 USD
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Quinta do Noval Port, 1960

Vintage Port
1960 just visible on label | good level

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: $245.22 USD
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage Port
Level base of neck | Stained Label

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: $258.19 USD
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Warre's Vintage Port, 1960

Vintage port
Remains of embossed capsule | level in neck | plain 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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