Millésime d'Or 1959 75cl
This collection and its history are dedicated to connoisseurs, lovers of great wines and beautiful emotions, and both to aesthetes, to explorers of style, those who created legends and good taste, in the world of beautiful things that enchant life.
The Millésimes d’Or collection tells the story of a century of champagne. The Pommery and Heidsieck & C° Monopole champagnes make up the largest part from the collection.
In 1959, the average yield per hectare shows a low average of 7000 KG/HA.
Slow start to flowering, the pace of which increases for rapid fruit set. There is sometimes a little millerandage and powdery mildew which are virulent in the whites, or its damage will however remain limited.
The 1959 harvest began on September 10. The harvest, of excellent maturity, was favored by exceptional weather conditions during the summer. It was of very good quality, although the wines appear too full-bodied.
January 2, 1959
Launch of Luna 1
Launch of the Soviet Luna 1 satellite on January 2, 1959. It was the first spacecraft to pass close to the moon.
January 8, 1959
First President of the Fifth Republic
Charles de Gaulle officially becomes, at the age of 68, the first President of the Fifth Republic.
December 1, 1959
Signature of the Antarctic Treaty
Signed on December 1, 1959 in Washington, the Antarctic Treaty is now recognized and signed by 53 countries. Thus, for the first time, Man declared a territory of his planet "dedicated to peace and science".
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