1966 Vintage wine

1966 Vintage wine

Our opinion on the 1966 vintage: a very good year overall

The 1966 vintage in the Bordeaux region benefited from particularly mild weather, which gave it a notable quality, comparable to the prestigious vintages of 1961 and 1970. The red wines were distinguished by their density and balance, while the sweet wines of that year were characterized by their lightness and finesse.

In Burgundy, despite the poor conditions until the end of August, 1966 was a very good vintage.

The wines were good, firm and well balanced.

The Rhone wines are excellent, the climatic conditions of 1966 allowed to obtain very great wines, especially in the appellations Côte Rôtie and Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

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As for Champagne, the 1966 vintage was a great success, with excellent quality in all regions. The wines have a remarkable balance and a superb structure.


Our advice for buying a 1966 wine

Bordeaux wines are excellent, combining elegance and firmness. They keep for a long time, and the grands crus remain delicious for several years.

In Burgundy, the appellations that offer the best wines are Richebourg, Échézeaux and Vosne Romanée.

In the Rhone Valley, look to the Côte Rôtie and Châteauneuf du Pape appellations that have done well this year.

The Champagnes from all the Houses are excellent, with great finesse, firmness and balance.

Each bottle of wine is carefully packaged in a specialized case. Buy and receive next day with 24 hour delivery. Our team is at your disposal for any information request. Do not hesitate to contact us.


What are the best wines of 1966 ?

The best 1966 Bordeaux wines are : Château Latour 1966, Château Palmer 1966, Château Montrose 1966, Château Figeac 1966 and Château La Mission Haut Brion 1966.

The best Burgundy wines of 1966 are : Domaine de la Romanée Conti La Tâche 1966, Domaine de la Romanée Conti Richebourg 1966, Remoissenet Père et Fils Volnay 1966 and Domaine Comte George de Vogue Cuvée Vieilles Vignes 1966.

The best Rhone wines of 1966 are: Château Beaucastel 1966, Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 1966 and Guigal Côte Rôtie La Mouline 1966.


Giving a 1966 wine, a great gift idea

A 1966 wine is the perfect gift for a birthday.

Are you looking for a great 1966 wine? Would you like to give a 1966 wine as a gift or simply taste a 1966 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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