1999 Wine and Port Vintage

Vintage Port: 1999 was not a general declaration of vintage, however some vineyards produced small quantities of outstanding single quinta wines. These make a great 21 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary.
 
Italian: The Barolos and Barbarescos are very good and are reminiscent of the 95s in style and structure. 1999 was the third top vintage in a row in Tuscany. Despite the wet weather in most of Italy, the region remained hot and dry for most of the growing season, although there was intermittent rain during the harvest. Those who picked before the September rains have produced deeply coloured wines that are brimming with rich, ripe fruits.
 
Bordeaux: A very good vintage that produced low acidity, ripe wines which have matured quickly and are drinkable now. However, they should last for years to come. The weather during the growing and harvest season was excessively wet and hot and in earlier times could have been disastrous. However, those Chateau that adopted modern selection and processing techniques produced wines of good quality. Those that did not fared less well, a discrepancy reflected in the wide variation in quality across the region.
 

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Palmer Port, 1999

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Single Harvest Tawny Port (50cl bottle)
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A 50cl bottle of 1999 vintage Colheita Port Wine from Palmer Port. This is exclusive to Vintage Wine & Port.
This rare Port Wine has been stored in seasoned oak casks since the 1999 harvest until it was bottled this year. This 20 year old is an outstanding example of an aged tawny.

Tasting Notes: The 1999 Port from Palmer has a light oak colour. Much elegance on the nose with orange peel, walnuts, figs and a touch of honey. On the palate, there is a lightness that is balanced by good acidity. This port wine delivers a beautiful flavour supported by a long, long finish. Outstanding.
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Price: $41.58 USD
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Barros Port, 1999

Vintage Port
HALF Bottle 37.5cl

This 1999 Barros Vintage Port from the very good 1999 Port Vintage has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Barros cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

The 1999 Barros is a lovely dark ruby coloured wine. Reveals an intense aroma with notes of wild berries. It has a full-bodied aroma, it has soft tannins and a long finish.
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Price: $40.26 USD
Stock: 32 in Stock

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Chateau Rieussec, 1999

Sauternes 1er Cru Classe

A classic high-scoring 1999 vintage sweet white wine from Chateau Rieussec, Sauternes.

Rieussec has had many owners in its illustrious history, the present owner, Domaine Barons de Rothschild of Lafite Rothschild, acquired the estate in 1984. They put investment into the cellars and vineyard management, reducing the vine yields and improving the grape quality. Rieussec now consistently produces some of the greatest dessert wines in Bordeaux.

The 1999 is Drinking really well. Expressive aromatics of lavender, honey, apricot jam and orange blossom. Full, rich, sweet and intense with good volume and real freshness to the finish.
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Price: $48.52 USD
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Chateauneuf du Pape, 1999

Domaine Vieux Telegraphe La Crau

The 1999 Vieux Telegraphe Rouge invariably has a beautiful colour, an earthy nose, but one of freshness, lively and promising. One finds freshness in the mouth, nervy and lightly mentholated. At the same time, it is suave and rich on the finish. The tannins are supple and ripe with no dryness. The end of the tasting is very clean and woody, rich with a light liquorice taste.

With its structure and complexity this red wine will go well with game, lamb or risotto with wild mushrooms cooked in a red wine sauce.
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Price: $97.12 USD
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D'Oliveiras Madeira, 1999

Sercial Madeira

Madeira is an extremely rare wine to find being a unique wine produced in the Madeira island. Madeira Island has volcanic soil and sub-tropical climate with unique grape varieties usually uses four different grape varieties: Boal (medium sweet) - Malmsey (sweet) - Sercial (Dry) - Verdelho (medium Dry). This delicious liquorous wine is famously used to cook but it is also an amazing aperitif with incredibly rich nose & mouth flavours and pleasurable after taste
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Price: $97.12 USD
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Fonseca Port, 1999

Fonseca Panascal Vintage port in Individual wooden case

The 1999 Quinta do Panascal is Fonseca's single-estate port.
Made as an earlier drinking style of vintage port, this is light and fruity with notes of plum, raspberry and liquorice.
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Price: $55.47 USD
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J W Hart, 1999

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Colhieta Single Harvest Port


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Price: $48.52 USD
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Kopke Port, 1999

Colheita Port

***95 Points- Gold Medal- Decanter Wine Awards***

Complex and with many layers, beginning with a nose of fragrant foraging scents, herbs and earth, then a palate which delivers iodine, milk chocolate and leather. Soft and silky.

Review:
Bright red-brown colour. Presents a complex bouquet of fruity aromas, standing-out the red fruits. In the taste it is elegant, well structured and with an excellent aromatic intensity. The freshness is in perfect harmony with the delicious fruity flavours, which are extended through the persistent and seductive finish.

Colheita, or single harvest ports, are aged in the barrel.
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Price: $68.03 USD
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Quinta de la Rosa, 1999

Vintage Port

La Rosa's classic house style achieved by slow maceration in traditional granite 'Lagares' has produced a wine full of luscious forward fruit with a very attractive nose and a long velvety slightly drier finish across the palate

La Rosa is a vertically integrated Quinta rising to 450 metres above sea level, boasting many hidden micro climates within its cirtilage. Where possible we vintage and mature these small 'lotes' separately in order to achieve the maximum complexity in the finished ports, which would not have been possible from a less diversely planted property.

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Price: $95.80 USD
Stock: 48 in Stock

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Quinta de la Rosa, 1999

Late Bottled Vintage Port

The 1999 Late Bottled Vintage Port from Quinta de al Rosa is now a red orange colour. Nose of sweet black cherry, alcohol and cocoa. Flavour starts with sweet cherry and raisins, followed by some cherry-chocolate. Very smooth and pleasant.
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1999

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Vau Vintage - MAGNUM FORMAT 150cl
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Sandeman 1999 Vau Vintage: Tasting notes:
Deep red, opaque and inky with intense, fresh red fruit aromas. In the mouth it has rich plummy flavours with hints of strawberry supported by firm tannins giving a firm backbone and which will allow it to age superbly over several years. It is a superb match for desserts and mince pies.

Production method
Fermentation in stainless steel vats and in presses under controlled temperature, arrested through the addition of grape alcohol. Matured for 2 years in large used oak vats, bottled in 2nd year after harvest and aged in bottle since. Both dates appear on label.
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Price: $83.23 USD
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Sandeman Vintage Port, 1999

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Vau Vintage
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The 1999 Sandman Vau Vintage Port is deep red, opaque and inky with intense, fresh red fruit aromas. In the mouth it has rich plummy flavours with hints of strawberry supported by firm tannins giving a firm backbone and which will allow it to age superbly over several years. It is a superb match for desserts and mince pies.

Production method
Fermentation in stainless steel vats and in presses under controlled temperature, arrested through the addition of grape alcohol. Matured for 2 years in large used oak vats, bottled in 2nd year after harvest and aged in bottle since. Both dates appear on label.
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Price: $39.57 USD
Stock: 22 in Stock

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Anima Negra, 1999

Son Vi Negre de la Terra de Mallorca

A rare and outstanding 1999 vintage Spanish Wine from Anima Negra. Son Negre is only launched into the market in exceptional vintages. This Crianza wine comes as a result of a collaboration with the artist and close friend Miquel Barceló, who designs an exclusive label for each of the Son Negre’s vintages, similar to Mouton Rothschild. The wine has cult status in Spain, with only very few bottles produced.

The 1999 Son Negre shows a very expressive aroma of toasted bread, violets, tobacco, black cherries and black raspberries on the nose.Very rich in the mouth, with layers of fruit and spices and a very long finish.
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Price: $263.79 USD
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Blandys Madeira, 1999

Malmsey Colheita Madeira (H/Litre, 50cl) Includes gift box as illustrated

Blandy’s Malmsey 1999 vintage Madeira was aged for 16 years in seasoned American oak casks and as with all the family’s vintages, this wine started its ageing process in the warm high attic floors of the lodge in the centre of Funchal. Over the 16 years, the wine passed down from the warmer top floor of the Blandy’s Wine Lodges, the “Sotão de Amendoa” where it spent the first 5 years, to the second floor for 7 years and finally to the cooler first for the remaining 4 years. The art of finding the right balance between concentration and the freshness of the wine lies in the winemaker’s decision when to transfer the wine to the lower cooler north facing floors of the lodge.
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Calem Port, 1999

Vintage Port in Calem Presentation Box

The Calem Vintage Port 1999 is a vibrant ruby red in colour with hints of brick. Conspicuous aromas of rich and sweet fruit on the nose with suggestions of plum and strawberry. Lovely balance between power and finesse with a silky texture and beautifully sustained flavours.
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Price: $83.23 USD
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Chateau Haut Brion, 1999

Pessac Leognan 1er Grand Cru Classe

Château Haut-Brion's 1999 comes from a very good Bordeaux vintage for those producers who picked their crop selectively.

The 1999 Haut Brion is intensely aromatic, rich and concentrated. Their wines are consistently viewed as some of the very best in the entire Bordeaux region, including its fellow first growths of the Médoc.

Reviews..

"The Haut-Brion is certainly more expressive on the nose than their neighbours over the road, very good lift with blackberry, cedar, iodine, macerated black cherries, a touch of dried herbs. The palate is medium-bodied, very well balanced, very elegant with svelte, fine tannins.
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Price: $409.57 USD
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild, 1999

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe,

This first growth reveals a remarkably complex nose with subtle new oak. The palate starts supple but finishes with great intensity. Although delicious now, this top rated wine has the structure to last.

Critical Acclaim
RP95
The Wine Advocate - "The 1999 Lafite Rothschild sports an engraved "1999" on the bottle along with an eclipse to mark that significant historical event of August, 1999. It is a quintessential offering from Lafite Rothschild. This prodigious wine is both elegant and intensely flavored, and almost diaphanous in its layers that unfold with no heaviness. An opaque ruby/purple color is accompanied by a complex bouquet of lead pencil, graphite, cedar, creme de cassis, toast, and vanilla.
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Price: $951.03 USD
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Chateau Latour, 1999

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

Many regard Latour as the greatest of Bordeaux's Premier Crus. Their 1999 as been desribed as 'sensational', 'luscious' and 'exciting'. It's beautifully concentrated and impeccably balanced, with just the right amount of chewy tannin and fruit extraction, but with a slightly gentle level of acidity. Gobs of cassis and blackberry compote sit with smoky oak, mineral notes and a whiff of leather. Some regard it as the wine of the vintage, Parker awarded it 93-95 points and Jancis Robinson gave it a very hefty 18/20. Drinking now, until beyond 2030.
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Price: $590.05 USD
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild, 1999

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

*** 93 Points - Robert Parker ***

Reviews:
"The beautiful 1999 Mouton Rothschild may be a modern day clone of their 1962 or 1985. Its saturated ruby/purple color is followed by sumptuous aromas of cedar wood, creme de cassis, wood smoke, coffee, and dried herbs. The wine is forward, lush, and full-bodied. It is already complex as well as succulent, fleshy, and long. Tannin in the finish suggests more nuances will emerge in 4-5 years. It is a complex, classic Mouton. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2030" Parker, Wine Advocate 2005
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Price: $478.99 USD
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Cote-Rotie, 1999

Mouton Pere et Fils

Côte Rôtie is a prestigious red-wine appellation at the northern tip of France's Rhône Valley wine region. The 1999 Cote-Rotie by Domaine Mouton is a blend of the classic Northern Rhone varieties Syrah and Viognier and shows a medium garnet colour. The nose combines concentrated red fruit and delicate wood nuances. This is very much a gourmet wine, with notes of dark and red fruit and distinctive spice. A fine and complex wine.

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Price: $55.47 USD
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Fonseca Port, 1999

Fonseca Panascal Vintage port

The 1999 Quinta do Panascal is Fonseca's single-estate port.
Made as an earlier drinking style of vintage port, this is light and fruity with notes of plum, raspberry and liquorice.
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Quinta de Roriz Vintage Port, 1999

Vintage Port

The Quinta de Roriz 1999 Vintage Port has a powerful, floral nose with hints of tar and green tobacco. On the palate there is fresh blackberry and red plum, finishing with liquorice and mineral elements.

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Price: $97.12 USD
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