Wine and Port

1973 Wine and Port

1973 Wine Vintage Report

1973 Vintage Port :

No vintage ports were produced in 1973.

1973 Italian :

The 1973 wine vintage was a good one for Italian Wines from Tuscany (Chianti and Brunello) and fair for Piedmont (Barolo and Barbaresco). Spring was mild and the summer hot and dry, but the run in to the harvest was wet and many producers were faced with the problem of either picking early with low sugar levels or risking the harvest by waiting for the weather to improve. It was a big harvest everywhere in the region. The best wines were produced by those vineyards that adopted careful selection.

1973 Bordeaux :

The 1973 wine vintage produced an enormous crop of easy drinking wines full of succulent fruit. The best examples from vineyards that adopted good selection are still drinking well today. Wines from Pauillac and Graves stand out. The weather was dry and warm throughout most of spring, providing good conditions for flowering. Heavy rain fell during much of July, but the month that followed was hot and dry. September began fine, but wet conditions returned from the middle of the month onwards.

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1973 Amarone della Valpolicella

This wine is made from grapes harvested in various vineyards located on hills in the Valpolicella zone (Mezzane and Tregnago hills). Different sources
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1973 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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1973 Bardolino

The Bardolino wine is obtained mainly from the grapes of Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and possibly with the addition of other grapes minors. It has a brilliant ruby red color.
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1973 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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1973 Brachetto

Brachetto tend to produce light-bodied, highly aromatic wines with distinctive notes of strawberries. In the DOCG region of Brachetto d'Acqui, the gra
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1973 Chateau Boyd-Cantenac

Since the early 1930s, Boyd Cantenac has been owned by the Guillemet family who also run the nearby Chateau Pouget. The proprietor actually resides at
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1973 Chateau Calon Segur

The Calon Segur '73 is still very drinkable with wood, some earth and taste of "sweet-sour plum juice". Very pleasant.
*CellarTracker review 2015*
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1973 Chateau Giscours

Fully mature nose with leather and cedar notes. The palate is cedar, pencil-lead with marked acidity and medium length.
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1973 Chateau Haut Brion

Brown rim. Brown sugar, olives and leather nose. Balanced and very smooth palate. Coffee & sweet red fruits. Fully mature, a highly enjoyable wine.
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