Wine and Port

1960 Wine and Port

1960 Wine Vintage Report

1960 Vintage Port :

A very good vintage that 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 40 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 59 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary, they will last for decades to come or offer a superlative drinking experience now.

1960 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.

1960 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 Chateau La Mission Haut Brion

Wonderful nose of leather, cedar and cranberry. Very alive on the palate, silky and very smooth with enough complexity to maintain interest. An old school claret.
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1960 Chateau Mouton Rothschild

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 po
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1960 Nobile di Montepulciano

Montepulciano is a red wine grape variety grown widely in central Italy, most notably its eastern Abruzzo, Marche and Molise regions. The variety was
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1960 Sandeman 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.
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1960 Chateau Haut Brion

A top class wine for the vintage. It is medium ruby with some amber/orange colour at the edges, possessing a light-intensity, fragrant bouquet suggestive of berry fruit and oak.
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