ABOUT 1959 VINTAGE
The 1959 vintage in Burgundy is considered one of the greatest in the region’s history. The wines produced that year are often described as rich, full-bodied, and intense, with exceptional aging potential.
The growing season in 1959 was characterized by warm, dry weather, which allowed for the grapes to fully ripen and develop their full flavor potential. The harvest took place under ideal conditions, with little rain and plenty of sunshine, leading to a high-quality crop.
The most famous wines produced in 1959 were from the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune regions, particularly the grand crus of Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, Vosne-Romanée, and Meursault.
Due to their exceptional quality, the wines from the 1959 vintage in Burgundy are highly sought after by collectors and wine enthusiasts alike, and can command high prices at auction. If you are lucky enough to come across a bottle of 1959 Burgundy, it is sure to be a memorable experience.