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1956 Vintage Report

1956 Vintage Report

Ref: 1956..

The 1956 vintage was challenging for all wine producers. The 1956 vintage in Bordeaux was poor and will always be remembered as the year of the frost when a devastating frost destroyed many of the vines on both the Left and Right Bank of the Gironne. It was the coldest year since the beginning of the 1700's and not one that wine makers will remember with any fondness.The pick of the vintage is either sweet white wines or Rivesaltes, the sweet red wine from the South of France, which is newly bottled having been stored in cask and is drinking beautifully with vintage port like flavours.

It is unfortunately not possible to deliver on a next day service to the following postcodes: IV, KW, AB, PA40, PH26+ and Scottish Islands, BT postcodes and Ireland.

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What is your refund policy? If, having received your wine, you wish to cancel the purchase, simply return the wine in its original condition and original packaging to our cellars within 30 days of purchase for a full refund of the wine and delivery charges. does not cover the cost of you returning the item.

What is your returns policy? Should the wine be corked it must be returned to our cellars, in the original packaging and original condition within one year from the date of purchase for a replacement. Should the particular wine not be available another wine of no lesser price/quality may be substituted. We will only replace the original corked bottle and not any subsequent bottle that may also be corked. If the replacement bottle is to be shipped outside the UK a new delivery charge is payable. Our corkage policy does not apply to trade sales and for customers connected with the wine trade.