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Older Vintage Wine

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Certain wines, a very few, evolve and improve with age. The layers of complexity that result in these years in bottle are a primary reason collectors invest and store wines for the long term. The intricate flavors and delicacy in older vintage wines can amaze and delight the palate.

Wines that often improve with age include Barolo and Barbaresco, from the Nebbiolo grape, Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley and other regions in California, but also certain wines from Australia, Argentina, Washington State and elsewhere. The classic collector wine is Bordeaux, and in the best vintages these wines can age for 5 or more decades. Burgundy can also deliver age-worth examples. Rioja Gran Reservas are often released after some ageing in barrel and bottle, but can continue to age well. The Northern Rhone wines, with the Syrah grape, soften and gain much with some bottle age. And of course, the best vintage Champagne will linger and evolve in a most complex way for decades.

While these are classic examples, nearly every region has potential, and the best producers will work hard in the best vintages to craft a bottle for long-term ageing. Choose a convenient FedEx Office store location in checkout and we’ll send your wine gift delivery there at no additional charge.

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  • Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
    Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
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  • Opus One  1997 Front Label
    Opus One 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
    Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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  • Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Fay Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
    Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Fay Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • WS93
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  • Joseph Phelps Insignia (stained label) 1997 Front Label
    Joseph Phelps Insignia (stained label) 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    • WE95
    • W&S93
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  • Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve 1997  Front Label
    Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    • WE94
    • RP94
    • W&S92
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  • Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages 1997 Front Label
    Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cepages 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Sonoma County, California
    • WS96
    • RP94
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  • Chateau Lafite Rothschild  1997 Front Label
    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
    • RP92
    • WS90
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  • Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
    Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
    • WS94
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  • Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1997  Front Label
    Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
    • RP96
    • WE96
    • WS91
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  • Harlan Estate 1997 Front Label
    Harlan Estate 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
    • RP100
    • WS97
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  • Harlan The Maiden 1997 Front Label
    Harlan The Maiden 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP94
    • WS90
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  • Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
    Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP92
    • WS91
    4.2 6 Ratings
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  • Dominus Estate 1997  Front Label
    Dominus Estate 1997
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP94
    • WS93
    • WE93
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  • Philip Togni Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
    Philip Togni Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
    • WS91
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  • Churchill's Vintage Port 1997  Front Label
    Churchill's Vintage Port 1997
    Port from Portugal
    • WS92
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    • Ornellaia  1997 Front Label
      Ornellaia 1997
      Bordeaux Red Blends from Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy
      • JS97
      • WS95
      • RP93
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    • Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 1997  Front Label
      Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 1997
      Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
      • WS91
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    • Arrowood Reserve Merlot 1997 Front Label
      Arrowood Reserve Merlot 1997
      Merlot from Sonoma County, California
      • WS90
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    • Allegrini Amarone 1997 Front Label
      Allegrini Amarone 1997
      Other Red Blends from Veneto, Italy
      • RP95
      • WS93
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    • Antinori Solaia 1997 Front Label
      Antinori Solaia 1997
      Tuscan Blends from Tuscany, Italy
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      • WE97
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    • Beringer Howell Mtn. Bancroft Ranch Merlot (loose capsules) 1997 Front Label
      Beringer Howell Mtn. Bancroft Ranch Merlot (loose capsules) 1997
      Merlot from Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California
      • WS93
      • RP92
      • WE91
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    • Riecine La Gioia Vino da Tavola 1997 Front Label
      Riecine La Gioia Vino da Tavola 1997
      Other Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy
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      • RP90
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    • Whitehall Lane Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997  Front Label
      Whitehall Lane Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
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    • Kathryn Kennedy Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1997 Front Label
      Kathryn Kennedy Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
      Cabernet Sauvignon from Central Coast, California
      • WS93
      • WE90
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