1985
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Kopke Port, 1985

Colheita Port in Original Kopke box as illustrated

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Christiano Kopke and his son, Nicolau Kopke who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House of Kopke is the eldest Porto wine export firm. Through many generations, the Company was run by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Review:
The 1985 has a topaz color with glints of fiery orange. The nose of vanilla and toasted almonds leads to buttery rich caramel flavors with hints of dried strawberries, finishing with soft Columbian coffee and pink grapefruit zest.

Price: £69.95 (6 in Stock)

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Baron de Lustrac, 1985

Vintage Armagnac (Comes in original Lustrac Box as illustrated)

Baron de Lustrac is a small traditional éleveur specialising in fine old Armagnac vintages. Their extensive range is sourced from neighbouring estates in the Tenereze and Mas Armagnac regions and they keep an ageing and bottling chais near Magnan, in the Bas Armagnac region.


All Armagnacs are aged in 420ltr oak barrels and sold as single vintages. The grapes used are all harvested from the one particular year, and will only be distilled if the conditions were particularly good. Perfect for big birthdays or as a special drink for the connoisseur as they truly are a fine example of the very best Armagnacs around.

Price: £94.00 (3 in Stock)

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Calem Port, 1985

Vintage Port

This wine from the outstanding 1985 vintage has a beautiful and intense ruby red colour with nuances of purplish red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense and persistent aromas of red berries fruit such as black cherry, cherry macerated in alcohol and blueberry as well as an intense and pleasing aroma of violet and hints of vanilla on the finish.

Price: £59.95 (3 in Stock)

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Chateau Calon Segur , 1985

3ème Cru Classé Saint Estèphe

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

Price: £79.95 (4 in Stock)

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Chateau Cos d'Estournel, 1985

Saint Estephe, 2me Cru Classe

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

"A fully mature Cos at its prime; delicious to drink with seamless texture and velvety tannins. Several different bottles opened in one evening prove this is a solid Cos that is the epitome of its 'old style' when subtlety was prized more than power."
* Jeannie Cho Lee, 2014*


"The 1985 from cask could have been a lighter version of the 1982 and 1953 vintages. Forward, with a fabulously scented bouquet of pain grille and concentrated red and black fruits (especially black cherries), it is rich, lush, long, and medium to full-bodied.

Price: £179.00 (2 in Stock)

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Chateau de Fieuzal, 1985

Pessac-Leogan Cru Classe

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. Good firm acidity, a little drying tannin just in the finish. A deep wealth of mature fruit. More of the Oriental spices found on the nose. Lovely.

Price: £69.95 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Lafite Rothschild, 1985

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

***93 Points - Neil Martin***

Tasted at the château, the 1985 Lafite-Rothschild was the best example of this wine that I have tasted a dozen or so times. It has a beautiful nose that is just classic Lafite. It is still fresh yet understated, stately even, with tobacco and cedar-tinged red berry fruit. It is not a powerful bouquet, but there is something...magnetic about it. The palate is still youthful with fine tannin, like the nose, understated yet very well balanced. The acidity here is perfectly judged with an almost nonchalant finish. You almost miss its virtues - it is just so self-effacing and insouciant.

Price: £615.00 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Latour , 1985

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

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. The wine is medium-bodied, with sweet fruit on the attack.

Price: £445.00 (1 in Stock)

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Chateau Sociando Mallet, 1985

Medoc

Although the wine is fully mature, it is still dark ruby, with significant browning at the edges. The wine has a mature, open-knit, fully mature, spicy, oaky, plummy, toffee-scented bouquet, moderately rich, soft, fruity flavours, and a supple, velvety finish.

Price: £59.95 (2 in Stock)

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Chateau Valrose, 1985

Bordeaux Superieur

This 1985 red wine from Bordeaux reveals a moderately intense nose of cedar, roasted herbs, sweet cherry and currant fruit, damp earth, and fresh mushrooms. This medium-bodied, elegant Bordeaux possesses good acidity as well as soft tannins.

Price: £39.95 (1 in Stock)

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