The 1985 Red Vintage – today

Update 28.7.2017(8.10.2015)billn

The 1985s: a modern-day look at 1985 grand crus together with a 2005 selection of Chevalier/Montrachet apetisers… It’s definitely not every year that you get to look back at a properly mature vintage, and in enviable grand cru depth too, but it seems to me that 1985 is worthy of such focus. Even if the…

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There are 2 responses to “The 1985 Red Vintage – today”

  1. Mark C Johnson2nd November 2015 at 9:38 pmPermalink

    Well done, Bill. I always believed 1985 to be a rather shorter lived vintage but these seem to be chugging right along at 30 years old. Of course provenance is very important!

  2. winemaker0116th May 2017 at 2:20 pmPermalink

    Thankyou for such a detailed rundown including the provenance as a reference point to previous bottles of same wine with different provenance. In the new world it is rare to have wines cellared at 13C. Bit of a tease having all those Chevalier Montrachets from my point of view as I love the way they build. Bravo

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