1953 Vintage wine

1953 Vintage wine

Our opinion on the 1953 vintage: a superb vintage in all regions

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In Bordeaux, with an early and dry spring, the flowering had started well. As for the summer, it was beautiful with a perfect August. Excessive rain in mid-September delayed the harvest, which took place in perfect weather. The result was an abundant harvest with perfectly ripe grapes. The wines are elegant and charming. The whites, having benefited from the same weather conditions, are seductive, ripe and pleasant but some lack a little acidity. The Sauternes are full of charm and finesse.

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In Burgundy, an early, mild and pleasant spring and a hot summer season allowed a good ripening of the grapes at harvest time. The 1953 harvest, although small, was good. The red wines of the 1953 vintage are of good quality and are developing favorably. They are delicious, supple and ripe. As for the whites, the wines are pleasant, supple and full of elegance, although some may lack a little structure.

The Rhone Valley benefited from very good weather conditions. The harvest was much better in the north than in the south of the region. Indeed, in the northern part, the 1953 harvest was exceptional. The Rhone wines are powerful and long-lived.

The Champagne is a great success. With an ideal dosage of sun and rain, the grapes reached a perfect maturity. The wines are supple, elegant and balanced. The best Champagnes from 1953 age gracefully.

 

Our advice for buying a 1953 wine

In Bordeaux, 1953 was one of the most successful vintages for reds. All the appellations can boast of having produced excellent wines. In Sauternes, Gilette, Lafaurie-Peyraguet and Yquem are at the top.

In Burgundy, both the reds and the whites are a success. The great vintages such as Chevalier Montrachet, Echézeaux, Chambertin, Romanée Conti... have stood the test of time magnificently.

As for Champagne, the Pinot Noirs are excellent, the Chardonnays beautiful and the millers satisfactory. The houses that stand out this year are Jacquesson, Krug, Pommery and Roederer.

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What are the best Bordeaux wines of 1953?

Among the best wines of this vintage, we recommend Château Lafite-Rothschild 1953, Château Margaux 1953, Château Mouton Rothschild 1953, Château Haut Brion 1953, Château Cheval Blanc 1953 and Pétrus 1953...

  

What are the best Burgundies of 1953?

Domaine de la Romanée Conti 1953, Armand Rousseau Gevrey Chambertin 1953, Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé 1953 Musigny Grand Cru, offer great wines in this vintage.

 

Give a 1953 wine, a great gift idea

A 1953 wine is the perfect gift for a 70th birthday.

Are you looking for a great 1953 wine? Would you like to give a 1953 wine as a gift or simply enjoy a 1953 wine? Explore our unique cellar and find your bottle of wine. Offering a great wine from the year of birth is an original and noticed gift. Wedding anniversary, year of meeting, retirement gift... So many occasions to offer a vintage wine to mark the event.

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