Oldest wine you´ve ever bought?


Hello; The last day we spent in Nice last week, a courier rang the door and delivered my catches from the recent iDealWine auction. In a sturdy box was the Oldest wine I ever bought - a C de Layon from 1949 (we are the same age). I hope it is in drinking condition, although I have a back-up bottle. It may be - no doubt it has both acidity and sugar in plenty, and mayhap oak. We´ll see on Nov 25th. It is not the most expensive bottle, that still remains the Moulin Tuchais 1959 I bought for the inheritance of old cousin Astrid (may she rest in peace, poor thing)
This leads me to the question: what is the oldest wine YOU have ever bought? Not counting sherries frpm soleras started in 1830, I somehow think that is, if not cheating, at least playing with a gently stacked deck of cards ...
So out with it. Tell me about that undrinkable bottle of Mouton-Cadet 1937, or the Beaujolais Noveau saved by your grandfather for a special occasion - or a 1947 Petru.
Cheers
Nils Gustaf
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Nils Gustaf Lindgren

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Hello ... If any, I´d make a bid for the 1949 Mouin Touchais (for obvious reasons) ...
Cheers
Nils Gustaf
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Nils Gustaf Lindgren

My oldest, that my wife got for me, remains my birth year Moulin Touchais (1959). Maybe when I'm fifty, perhaps . . .
David
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bijoudog

Barolo 1937 Giacomo Borgogno, acquired in Italy. I also could have bought a Chianti Brolio 1923, but it was standing uprght, has lost its colour (looked klike a white wine), the colour probably having clamped in the bottom like pieces of coal or black truffles. Never had seen such a thing before or again.
M.
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Michael Pronay

In article , nils. snipped-for-privacy@NOTAVALIDADRESS.se says...
Taylor '48 Vintage Port. Purchased many years before, to be served at my wife's 50th. Excellent, though a touch below the Taylor '63 IMO. Even with a fabulous meal, wonderful guests, and a grand occasion, I judged my '63 to just edge it out for MY best Port experience. Oldest consumed: 1893 Leacock Madeiria - also wonderful. Oldest currently owned: '63 Taylor, Graham, Croft, Warre, Quinta Noval. Only Taylor has been tasted by me.
Hunt
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Hunt

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