1974
Wine and Port

1974 Wine and Port

1974 Wine Vintage Report

1974 Vintage Port :

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The 1974 port vintage produced some excellent single harvest colheitas, making a port from this year the ideal 45 year old wine gift for a 45th birthday or anniversary. For vintage ports it was a moderate year that was not declared by the major port houses; despite a huge crop, very few vintage port wines were bottled from this year and the bottles that were produced are very rare.

1974 Italian :

Celebrated as a great vintage in Italy at the time, the 1974 vintage is now still considered to be very good. The 1974 vintage produced a large crop, close to the 1964 but with less quality. Summer was hot and dry and a mild autumn allowed the grapes to ripen fully. The wines produced are characterised as being fairly firm and tannic with low acidity but good, rich fruit. The harvest time was very long and lasted through November. Wines produced in this year have reached full maturity but continue to hold.

1974 Bordeaux :

A massive crop was produced, but the 1974 wines from Bordeaux were hard and tannic and lacked the ripeness of the 1975 vintage. Although the wines will not improve further with age, they are still very drinkable now.

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1974 1974 Nebbiolo

The Nebbiolo has a lovely earthy bouquet. The nose has cherries, dark cherries, tar and slight dried rose notes. Complex and layered. Nice acidity. Medium tannins still present.
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1974 Barbera d'Asti

Barbera d'Asti is a wine of prestige, rich colors that refer generally to the ruby purple, just what clothes cardinals; the bouquet is ample and compo
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1974 Barolo

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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1974 Barolo

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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Price: £159.00View details »

1974 Barolo

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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Price: £169.00View details »

1974 Barolo

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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Price: £149.00View details »

1974 Castello di Gabbiano

The 12th century winery estate of Castello Di Gabbiano is located in the rolling hills of Tuscany, just south of Florence. The winery produces traditional Tuscan wines.
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1974 Chateau Gruaud Larose

Now fully mature, this off-year Gruaud has surprisingly good color, with a pleasingly mature, moderately intense bouquet of cassis and spices, medium body and a tart acidity, leading to a medium finish.
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1974 Chateau Lagrange

This third growth Saint-Julien property dates back to 1796, when it was founded and heavily expanded by Napoleon’s finance minister, Count Jean Valère Cabarrus.
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