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 Barbera

The best Barbera producer! Barbera is a wine of prestige, rich colors that refer generally to the ruby purple, just what clothes cardinals; the bouque
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1985 Barolo

A Magnum bottle from the exceptional 1985 Italian Vintage.
Barolo is known as the 'king of wines' and is made from the Nebbiolo grape. Heady aromas of rose, leather, vanilla, cherry, pepper, cranberry, strawberry.
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1985 Celliers Des Guinots

This lovely wine exhibits ripe cherry and plummy aromas. Dense, with fine sweetness on the attack, a well integrated tannin level and a medium body with a subtle finish.
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1985 Chateau Bertin

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1985 Chateau Beychevelle

The 1985 admirably reflects the character of this charming vintage. Deep ruby, low in acidity, ripe, round, fruity, and precocious, this medium-bodied
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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

***90 Points -Robert Parker***

The 1985 Lafite is revealing more class and complexity than I predicted. A moderately intense, cedary, woody, herb and berry-scented bouquet is attractive.
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1985 Chateau Lanessan

the 1985 chateau Lannessan as a Dark ruby red colour, clear and very weighty. A strong, thick fruit nose. Alcoholic 'Ribena'! A hefty blackcurrant aroma, a an equally potent alcoholic bouquet! Dry mouthfeel.
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1985 Chateau Marquis D'Alesme-Becker

From the good 1985 vintage, the Marquis d'Alesme has a clear, deep intensity, ruby colour.
The nose is clean, pronounced intensity, with aromas of herby green bell peppers.
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