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Even the best of these wines are fully mature and most should be drunk up sooner than later. The wines are best in the northern Medoc, becoming less consistent the further south you go.

Bordeaux Vintage Chart 1959 to Today, Vintage Rankings Characteristics

Rich, ripe, fleshy, opulent and even decadent, the wines taste and feel great! Favia ‘La Magdelena’, Napa Valley.

If well stored, the better wines will improve with additional cellaring. Crane Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Merlot based wines were better in this year.

Latour, Haut Brion and Mouton Rothschild can still improve! Sauternes produced wines of quality as well. The wines are fresh, bright and acidic and focus more on red fruit than darker berries.


For more detail, tasting notesharvest conditions or Bordeaux wine buying guides on any of the vintages listed below, please see: USD – Change Currency. Emilion from heavy limestone soils.

Robert Parker’s Point Wines

Drink or hold 84 Pts. That means the wines at the top are of extreme quality as are value wines. Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Montrachet, Burgundy. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Pavillon, Hermitage. If you have the money, this is one of the best Bordeaux vintages to lay down in your cellar.

The sweet white wines from Sauternes are delicious! Sorted by search frequency. Drink or hold 90 Pts. The wines were great from both banks in every appellation. United States – Change. While the dry white wines are of high quality, Sauternes was a disaster.

Cod en Papillote with a Zesty White Article: The Bordeaux vintage chart gives you ranking for every Bordeaux vintage from to today. With the exception of the perfect, legendary Haut Brionthe First Growths were not the top wines. Most wines are fully mature. Emilion that could be described as classic. The Medoc was mixed.

The Wine Advocate is a bi-monthly wine publication established in by American wine critic Robert M. Chateau La Clusiere, Saint-Emilion. Drink or hold Pts. Chapoutier Ermitage l’Ermite Blanc, Hermitage. A few wines can still improve. Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, France.


In the Medoc, St.

Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

Harbison Estate Pony Express, Oakville. These outstanding wines are worth seeking out to understand why people age wines for decades. Estephe can be weak, but good wines were produced in Pauillac and Saint Julien.

For the full set of all scores, visit the Wine Advocate website at www. Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal, Hermitage.

Pomerol is better than Saint Emilion. They are by necessity general in nature, but can help consumers make good choices when faced with unfamiliar wines.

The wines have early drinking potential.

Still, the best of those wines are for me absolutely compelling. But there is an under ripe quality to the wines that will vintafe more pronounced as the years go on.

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