Wine and Port

1985 Wine and Port

1985 Wine Vintage Report

1985 Italian :

1985 was an outstanding vintage for Italian wines, one of the best in the last 50 years for Piedmont and Tuscany. The vintage produced wines of great consistency. The best wines should be great.

1985 Bordeaux :

The 1985 wine vintage produced examples that are characterised by being well developed, rich and having a seductive complexity with an attractive perfume. A drought for much of August and September led to concentrated grapes at harvest. The wines have now generally gone through the peak of their maturity and should be drunk within the next few years.

1985 Vintage Port :

1985-vintage-port 1985 Port vintage is a great classic Port Vintage, with concentrated, rich and potent wines. General declaration of vintage. 1985 was a model year for the growth of the vines. A wet winter followed by a moderate spring led into an extremely warm June and a hot July and August. The harvest took place under perfect weather conditions, and the fermentations went well also. From the very start shippers were predicting outstanding wines. The ports from 1985 are characterised as being forward with enormous structure, and staggering depth, dimension, and length. They are at the peak of their maturity and will remain so for another 15-20 years.

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1985 Chateau de Fieuzal

Deep, dark colour although paling at the rim. Mature fruit, elegant, rich dark and spicy. A bit of green pepper and five spice here. Full, rich, dark and earthy palate.
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1985 Chateau Lafite Rothschild

***93 Points - Neil Martin***

Tasted at the ch√Ęteau, the 1985 Lafite-Rothschild was the best example of this wine that I have tasted a dozen or so times.
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1985 Chateau Latour

The 1985 Latour is a soft, open-knit wine. The dark ruby colour displays amber at the edge. The bouquet is of tobacco, black fruits, herbs, earth, and new oak.
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1985 Chianti Classico

1985 Castelgreve is characterised by the wines rich ruby red colour that turns to garnet with time. Aromas of red and black cherry entwined, with notes of wild herbs, mint and a hint of earthy spice.
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1985 Chianti Classico

Chianti, situated in Tuscany in central Italy, is home to probably the best-known and most iconic of all Italian wines. Chianti is characterized by it
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1985 Reciotto

"Recioto," as in "Recioto della Valpolicella," refers to a dessert wine made from grapes that were dried on mats after picking. This process turns the grapes closer to raisins, concentrating the flavors.
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1985 Rivera

It was in the early 1900s that Giuseppe de Corato acquired the vast Rivera tenuta, or estate, in the territory of Andria, and planted it to vines, olives, and grain.
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1985 Chateau Cos d'Estournel

***94 Points, Jeanie Cho Lee***
***95 Parker Points ***

"A fully mature Cos at its prime; delicious to drink with seamless texture and velvety tannins.
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1985 Chateau Margaux

*** 95 Points - Robert Parker ***
*** 96 Points - Wine Journal ***

"Approaching full maturity, this beautifully sweet Chateau Margaux ha
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