1983
Wine and Port

1983 Wine and Port

1983 Wine Vintage Report

1983 Italian :

The 1983 wine vintage is rated as very good for the wine regions of Tuscany and Piedmont. The 1983 wine vintage produced rich, structured, full bodied wines that are still drinking well today.

1983 Bordeaux :

The 1983 wine vintage produced wines of mixed quality with some excellent wines from the Margaux region. A tropical humid heat-wave in August led to some over-ripening in some regions. Those Chateau who adopted careful selection produced some outstanding wines. Those from the Margaux region were probably the greatest of the decade. St Julien and Pauillac also turned out very good wines. The irregularity means that no single characteristic defines the vintage. The wines are now at the peak of their maturity.

1983 Vintage Port :

1983 vintage ports are now considered great classic, concentrated, rich and potent wines. General declaration of vintage. 10 major shippers declared this year. In youth the wines were powerful yet austere, lacking the showy opulence of the 85s. However, in bottle they have developed marvellously, with the best examples being complex and harmonious. Excellent value for money ports.

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1983 Kopke Port

This is one of those noses where you can keep going back and finding things you think it smells like. I really like that. A bit punchy initially with it's alcohol, the finish is where this wine really shines.
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1983 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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1983 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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1983 Carmignano

Cabernet – Sangiovese blended wines are one of the success stories of 20th-Century Italian winemaking. In the 1960s and 1970s, enterprising producers
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1983 Chateau Cos d'Estournel

This is a very fine 1983: far superior on the nose to the 1988. Damson, mulberry and a touch of earth. Fine definition. Perhaps even a little mint leaf.
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1983 Chateau Lacoste Borie

This is a silky, supple, charming, forthcoming wine. The colour is a healthy saturated deep ruby/purple, and the wine offers up jammy black fruits intermixed with subtle herbs, spice, and toast.
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1983 Chateau Lanessan

the 1983 chateau Lannessan is still holding on with a fair amount of life in it. Wonderful nose with cedar and tobacco notes at the forefront. Classic
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1983 Chateau Larrivet Haut-Brion

The vineyards of Larrivvt-Haut-Brion lie on the same ridge of gravel as the near neighbours Haut-Bailly and La Louvière.


Typical Bordeaux nose of barnyard and tobacco.
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1983 Chateau Latour

This 1983 Latour wine is now fully mature, exhibiting aromas of leather, oak, tobacco, and red as well as black fruits. Notions of caramel and roasted nuts also emerge.
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