Wine and Port

1980 Wine and Port

1980 Wine Vintage Report

1980 Italian :

A very good year. The 1980 wines, are generally quite consistent and there are some great Barolo wines from Piedmont. The wines have reached full maturity but will last for a few more years.

1980 Bordeaux :

The 1980 wine vintage produced wines of variable quality. A very wet, cool, year resulted in wines that were light and diluted. Nevertheless some producers who operated a strict selection policy still managed to produce some acceptable wines.

1980 Vintage Port :

An outstanding generally declared vintage from a hugely underrated year. The 1980 port wines are outstanding. This vintage is ready now but will continue to develop and keep for decades.

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1980 Barbaresco

Barbaresco is one of the great wines of Italy's north-western Piedmont region. This aristocratic red has its vineyards situated in the Langhe, on the
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1980 Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello de Montalcino is one of Italys most famous and most expensive red wines. It is produced in the vineyards surrounding the town of Montalcino located about 70 miles (110 km) southwest of Florence in the Tuscany wine region.
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1980 Chateau Lynch-Bages

Deep dark with a brown edge. Mature bouquet with cassis, lead pencil, leather and oak. Full bodied with good acidity and soft as well as sticky tannin.
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1980 Chateau Meyney

A very flavourful wine now in full maturity, the magnum format means that the wine will have matured at a slower rate than smaller bottles. The wine is elegant, graceful, and well-bred.
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1980 Chateau Yquem

93 Points Robert Parker
91-93 Points Neil Martin

" This year is a perfect example of a vintage that was much better for the sweet wines of Barsac and Sauternes than it was for the red wines.
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1980 Fonseca Port

Tasting note: Rich ruby fading gently at the rim. Scents of spice, raisin and fruit cake. Soft, sweet and ever so slightly plump. Rich and rounded. Flavours of chocolate, spice and Christmas cake.
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1980 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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1980 Chateau Lafite Rothschild

A good effort for the vintage, A lightweight, agreeable wine from Lafite, the 1980 has a moderately intense aroma of cassis and fresh tobacco, and soft, charming flavors.
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1980 Chateau Latour

The wine of Latour is an example of regularity, no matter the quality of the vintage. Firm, tannic and concentrated in its youth, it requires a long aging to reveal all its potential, its power and extraordinary wealth.
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