Tom Cannavan's   

vintage chart, 2005 - 1970

This very reliable and comprehensive chart is courtesy of Robert Parker

Please see also the guide to older anniversary vintages back to 1900.

Key: Caution  Early maturity  Tannic or too young   Ready  Irregular
1990 - 1970

Region200520042003200220012000199919981997 19961995 19941993 19921991
95T88T95T88T88R98T88R87T84R 96T 92T85C 78C79C 75R
Margaux98T87T88I88T89E95T89R 86T82R 88T88E 85C77C 75C74R
Graves96T88T88I87T88R97T88R 94T86R 86E89E 88E86C 75C74R
Pomerol95T88E84E85E90E96T88R 96T87R 85E92T 89T87C 82C58C
St-Emilion99T88E90I87E90E98T88R 96T86R 87T88E 86T84C 75C59C
Sauternes96T82E95E85E98T88E88E 87E89E 87E85E 78E70C 70C70C
Cote de
Nuits (red)
98T85I93T93T84E85E91E 83C92R 90T90T 72C85C 69C86T
Cote de
Beaune (red)
96T80I88T90T77C80C93E 82C90R 91T87R 73C80C 82R72E
White Burgundy90R91T84R92T86E88R89E 84R89R 92t93R 77C72C 90R70C
Northern Rhone89T85C96T78C89T87E95T 90T90E 86T90T 88E58C 78E92E
Southern Rhone95T90E90I65C96T98E90E 98E82C 82C92T 86C85C 78C65C
Beaujolais95R81R95I86C75C91R89R 84C87R 82C87C 85C80C 77C90C
Alsace87R86E82R91T91R90R87R 90R87R 87R89R 90R87R 85R75E
Region200520042003200220012000199919981997 19961995 19941993 19921991
Loire white94E82C82R90R82C84R84R 84R88R 91R88R 87R86R 80R75R
Champagne--86I90T83E87E87E 86C86R 91T90E NV88E NVNV
Piedmont92R96T90I75C91T94E90T 92E94E 95T87C 77C86E 74C76E
Tuscany92R96T92I75C88T88E94E 86C95E 78R88T 85C86T 72C85T
Mosel97T93T9192T98T87R88R 85R88R 93R87R 90R87R 90R85E
Vintage Port--90T?NV92TNV NV89T NVNV 92TNV 95E90E
Rioja92E95E87I76C94E86E86E 82C86R 85R90R 90R87R 85R76E
Duero93T95E88I78C95E87C 88C88T 86R92R 90R90R 87R82R 74R
Australia96T91E90E95T95T88C88E 95E88R 90E87E 90E87R 87R89E
California cabernet95T91R92I95E96T78C88T 85R94C 90T94T 95T91E 93T94T
California chardonnay94E92R91R90E90E87C89R 89R92C 87C92C 88C90C 92C85C
California zinfandel78I82I93R90E90E83C90E 86C85E 89E87R 92R90R 90R91R
California pinot noir90E89I90R92E92E88R90E 89R90E 88R88R 92R90R 88R86R
Oregon pinot noir85T86E88E94E85E86E92E 89T87C 83C76C 92R89R 88R87R
Washington cabernet94T91T90T?92T89R90T 90T88T 86R86E 90T87E 89E85C

Region19901989 1988198719861985 19831982 19811980 19791978 197619751970
98T 90E87T82R94T 92R86R 98R85R 78R85R 87R84R 89T87R
Margaux90E86E 85E76R90T 86R 95R86R 82R79C 87R87R 77R78E85R
Graves90R89E 89E84R89E90R 89R88R 84R78C 88R88R 71C89T87R
Pomerol95E93R 89T85C87T88R 90R96R 86R79C 86R84R 82R94R90R
St-Emilion98T88E 88E74C88E87R 89R94R 82R72R 84R84R 82R85R85R
Sauternes96T90E 98T70R94T85R 88T75R 85R85R 75R75R 87R90T84R
Cote de
Nuits (red)
92R87R 86E85R74C87R 85C82C 72C84C 77C88C 86C50C82C
Cote de
Beaune (red)
90R88R 86R79C72C87R 78C80C 74C78C 77C86R 88C50C82C
White Burgundy87R92R 82R79R90R89R 85C88C 86C75C 88C88C 86C65C83C
Northern Rhone92T96E 92E86E84T90R 89T85R 75C83E 87R98E 82R73C90R
Southern Rhone95E96T 88R60C78C88R 87R70C 88R77C 88R97R 75C60C88R
Beaujolais86C92C 86C85C84C87C 86C75C 83C60C 80C84C 86C--
Alsace93R93R 86R83R82R88R 93R82C 86C80C 84C80C 90R82C80C
Region19901989 1988198719861985 19831982 19811980 19791978 197619751970
White Loire9OR92R 88R82R87R88R 84C84C 82C72C 83C85C 86C--
Champagne96E90R 88ENV89R95R 84R90R 84RNV 88RNV 90C90R85C
Piedmont96E96E 90T85E78R90R 75C92R 80R70C 86R95T 67C65C84R
Tuscany90E72C 89T73R84R93R 80R86R 82C70C 75C85C 60C84R84C
Germany92E90E 89R82R80R85R 90R80R 82R65R 84R72C 90R85R80C
Vintage PortNVNV NVNVNV95E 92E86T NV84T NV83E NV82R90R
Rioja87E90E 87E82E82E82R 74R92R 92R75R 79R84R 86R84R90R
Duero89R 88C87C88E77R85R 85R87R 84R85R -- ---
Australia88E88E 85E87E90E86R 76R83R 85C88C -- ---
California cabernet94E84E 75E90E90R90T 76C86R 85R87R 80R92R 90T85R92R
California chardonnay90C76C 89C75C90C84C 85C85C 86C88C 83C86C 80C86C83C
California zinfandel91R83C 82C90C87C88C 78C80C 82C82C 83C86C 87C80C96C
California pinot noir86R85R 87R86C84R86R 85C84C 83C85R 80C84R ---
Oregon pinot noir90R86R 88R72C85C87C 90C84C 86C86C -- ---
Washington cabernet87E92E 88E90R78R86T 92R78C -- -- ---