large selection of 1942 wine and 1942 Vintage port for sale. Single bottles and gift boxes. Large range of vintage 1942 wine and 1942 vintage port including 1942 Barol
This year was, despite WWII, declared by some shippers such as Graham's. Production was small due to continued post-war restrictions, but those wines which have been cared for are still drinking well now. These would make an excellent 79 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary this year.
The 1942 vintage produced good quality wines during a difficult harvest under wartime conditions. France was exceedingly fortunate in the matter of weather during the war. Never, certainly, in the last half century have the French vineyard districts known a comparable succession of dry summers or a higher average of good or creditable vintage years.