1999
Wine and Port

1999 Wine and Port

1999 Wine Vintage Report

1999 Italian :

The Barolos and Barbarescos are very good and are reminiscent of the 95s in style and structure. 1999 was the third top vintage in a row in Tuscany. Despite the wet weather in most of Italy, the region remained hot and dry for most of the growing season, although there was intermittent rain during the harvest. Those who picked before the September rains have produced deeply coloured wines that are brimming with rich, ripe fruits.

1999 Bordeaux :

A very good vintage that produced low acidity, ripe wines which have matured quickly and are drinkable now. However, they should last for years to come. The weather during the growing and harvest season was excessively wet and hot and in earlier times could have been disastrous. However, those Chateau that adopted modern selection and processing techniques produced wines of good quality. Those that did not fared less well, a discrepancy reflected in the wide variation in quality across the region.

1999 Portugal :

1999 was not a general declaration of vintage, however some vineyards produced small quantities of outstanding single quinta wines. These make a great 23 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary.

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1999 Chateau Brane Cantenac

From the outstanding 1999 Bordeaux vintage and scoring 88 Parker Points

Reviews
A beautifully complex perfume of fresh tobacco as well as cigar smoke, sweet licorice, and black currants is followed by an elegant, pure, harmonious Margaux.
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1999 Chateau d'Armailhac

Tasting notes

The wine has a fine, rather vivid red colour with a ruby tint and a very open, complex nose on which fresh fruit (cherry, blackcurran
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1999 Chateau La Lagune

A 1999 vintage Bordeaux Wine from Chateau La Lagune. The 1999 La Lagune reveals aromas of sweet and sour cherries, cedar, and balsam wood with toasty oak in the background.
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1999 Chateau La Lagune

A 1999 vintage Bordeaux Wine from Chateau La Lagune. The 1999 Moulin de La Lagune reveals aromas of sweet and sour cherries, cedar, and balsam wood with toasty oak in the background.
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1999 Chateau Leoville Poyferre

*** 93 Points - Robert Parker ***

Tasted at the 1999 horizontal at Bordeaux Index. One of my favourite ‘99s, this has a very lifted, well-defined nose that eschews the more opulent bouquet that Didier sometimes conjures.
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1999 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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1999 Morellino di Scansano

This style of Sangiovese differs from its northern brethren due to the ripeness levels it can achieve in southern Tuscany. The result is a rounder and more savory style of wine.
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1999 Rosso delle Venezie

A red wine from the Veneto region in Northern Italy made by a blend of the local varieties Corvina Rondinella and Molinara possibly with the addition of Cabernet Sauvignon.
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1999 Valpolicella

The Valpolicella zone is bordered to the west by the Bardolino DOC, located along the banks of Lake Garda, which produces similar wines to basic Valpolicella using many of the same grapes.
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