1985
Wine and Port

1985 Wine and Port

1985 Wine Vintage Report

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.

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.

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1985 Chateau Calon Segur

Medium ruby/garnet-colored, with a sweet, earthy, berry, spicy, somewhat herbaceous nose, this medium-bodied wine is pleasant, but lacks depth and fat.
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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 La Cardonne

Château La Cardonne is one of Bordeaux's top Cru Bourgeois vineyards. Its vines produce a stylish Médoc wine with a complex bouquet of ripe fruits, oaky notes of liquorice and spice, ending on a long and elegant finish.
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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 Chateau Peyrabon

Smooth subtle nose, raspberry, pepper and spice. Smooth and light initially on the palate, it builds on the palate into a more robust wine. Blackberry, blueberry and liquorice.
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1985 Chianti

Tuscan wine (Italian Toscana) is Italian wine from the Tuscany region. Located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast, Tuscany is home to some of the world's most notable wine regions.
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1985 Inferno

Inferno is one of five viticultural sub-zones specifically identified as producing Valtellina wines of particularly high quality: the other four are Grumello, Sassella, Maroggia and Valgella.
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1985 Nebbiolo D'Alba

The Nebbiolo has a lovely earthy bouquet. The nose has cherries, dark cherries, tar and slight dried rose notes. Complex and layered. Nice acidity. Medium tannins still present.
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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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