1958 Bordeaux Wine Vintage Report and Buying Guide

1958 Bordeaux Wine Vintage Summary with harvest information, vintage characteristics, buying tips and links. If you are seeking more in-depth information on anything and everything related to the Bordeaux wine region please see the: All About Bordeaux Wine Guide

1958 Bordeaux wine is the product of a late harvest, which helped the moderate growing season. By October 6, all the chateaux were busy picking the small amount of ripe fruit they could find. Yields were very small due to replanting that took place all over Bordeaux after the devastating 1956 frost. 1958 Bordeaux wine have for the most part all faded away. 1958 Bordeaux wine was said to have been light, decent wines in their youth. The problem is, good luck finding any to discover this for yourself. Perhaps 1958 is better known as the year when Elvis Presley left the world of Rock and Roll and joined the army. If you are seeking a birth year of anniversary wine, pass on Bordeaux and look for California Cabernet Sauvignon. While very hard to find today, some of those wines have held up quite well even as they approach 60 years of age. To read about other Bordeaux vintages from 1945 to today: Bordeaux Year to Year Detailed Vintage Reports & Guide 1945 to Today