Chateau le Tuquet 1959  white and a Le Cortin 1959 red were the wines served at the state dinner and reception at Iveagh House on 27th June 1963 for President John F. Kennedy, President of the United States of America.

Both wines were ‘grand crus’ and extraordinary vintages according to Mary O’ Callaghan, President Irish Guild of Sommeliers.

Ref. JFK  Stories Irish Independent 15/6/2013