Calem Port

Founded in 1859 by António Alves Cálem, Porto Cálem was dedicated only to exporting wine to Brazil in exchange for exotic woods. Known by many as an incurable adventurer, when he founded the company António had already decided to cross the Atlantic to export to Brazil, rather than the route most shippers took to Britain or the rest of Europe. Having used their own fleet for these trans-Atlantic exports, their history is still remembered today through the Porto Cálem logo – a proud Caravel. Since then the firm has passed through four generations of the Cálem family, developing recognition for the quality of their wines in Portugal and around the world. In the process, the brand has accumulated numerous awards for the elegance and character of their ports.

Today, Cálem is owned by the Sogevinus group and has a wonderful back catalogue of aged Tawny ports. Their grapes come from the stunning Quinta do Arnozelo in the Douro Superior, an area with an excellent micro-climate and schistose soil perfect for the creation of beautiful ports.

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Calem Port, 2015

Vintage Port - Presented In original Calem gift box as illustrated

The Cálem 2015 Vintage Port Wine is noted as having aromas of “black fruit and hints of spice and cocoa” with a “robust and sweet” palate. It is a blend of 30% Touriga Naçional, 30% Touriga Franca, 30% Tinta Roriz and 10% Sousão.
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Price: £44.95
Stock: 20 in Stock

Calem Port, 2011

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Vintage Port Single Bottle in individual presentation box as illustrated
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The 2011 Cálem Vintage Port Wine, according to Kim Marcus of Wine Spectator, reveals flavours of "black plums, blackberries and cherries" that "vibrate on the palate" with intense notes of "dark chocolate and spices." This Vintage Port suggests a "powerful control", the result of nobles and "structured tannins", extending the finish. According to Kim Marcus, this is a Vintage Port that follows the "traditional style of wines that need time," and recommends drinking it ideally after 2018.

*** 93-95 Points Robert Parker ***
*** 92 Points Wine Spectator ***




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Price: £55.00
Stock: 104 in Stock

Calem Port, 2000

Colheita Port

A single-vintage tawny port showing an elegantly oaky nose, creamy structure and unctuous-textured, nutty finish. Coats the mouth and is long lasting.
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Price: £38.95
Stock: 8 in Stock

Calem Port

20 Year Old Tawny Port (Comes in original Calem gift box as illustrated)

A 1999 vintage Tawny Port Wine from Cálem Port. Cálem 20 Years Old has been aged in small oak casks for an average 20 Years. It has an orange-tawny colour with tinges of green- characteristic of ageing in wood. It has a complex bouquet of almonds and citrus and on tasting it is smooth, silky and light with lots of finesse. Ideal on its own or with patés, cream cheeses and fruit tarts.
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Price: £34.95
Stock: 22 in Stock

Calem Port, 2000

Vintage Port Single Bottle in individual presentation box as illustrated

The 2000 Cálem Vintage Port Wine reveals flavours of black plums, blackberries and cherries" that "vibrate on the palate, with intense notes of dark chocolate and spices. This Vintage Port suggests a "powerful control", the result of nobles and "structured tannins", extending the finish. This is a Vintage Port that follows the "traditional style of wines that need time,.




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Price: £59.95
Stock: 100 in Stock

Calem Port, 1999

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Vintage Port in Calem Presentation Box

The Calem Vintage Port 1999 is a vibrant ruby red in colour with hints of brick. Conspicuous aromas of rich and sweet fruit on the nose with suggestions of plum and strawberry. Lovely balance between power and finesse with a silky texture and beautifully sustained flavours.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 79 in Stock

Calem Port, 1994

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Vintage Port

From the excellent 1994 vintage this port has a deep garnet color, with a hint of blue in the meniscus.

vivino review
On the nose there's a smell of blackberry and vegetation, some spirits and a little tobacco, but mostly wonderful fruit. It's beautiful in the mouth, hot but silky, followed by acid and tannin in the back. It's full of fruit -- blackberries and blueberries -- and leaves a hot alcohol burn in the throat. It has a lingering finish.

It has a dense, even, opaque crimson colour, with a very rich, dark well of black fruit and floral aromas, with all sorts of mineral and delicately spicy nuances.
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Price: £79.00
Stock: 57 in Stock

Calem Port, 1992

Quinta da Foz Vintage Port

This 1992 Vintage Port from Calem has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Calem cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

The 1992 Calem Quinta da Foz is a beautiful tawny colour indicating maturity. On the nose it has chocolate and creme caramel together with a candied notes. On the palate this is quite complex - medium bodied with well integrated, tannins. A little sweeter than some ports but showing well. Long, long finish. This is in a good place and should hold well for the next decade or so. (VWP note - tasting May 2019)
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Price: £79.95
Stock: 59 in Stock

Calem Port, 1985

Vintage Port

This wine from the outstanding 1985 vintage has a beautiful and intense ruby red colour with nuances of purplish red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense and persistent aromas of red berries fruit such as black cherry, cherry macerated in alcohol and blueberry as well as an intense and pleasing aroma of violet and hints of vanilla on the finish.
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Price: £89.00
Stock: 11 in Stock

Calem Port, 1980

Quinta da Foz Vintage Port

This 1980 Vintage Port from Calem has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Cale cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

The 1980 Calem Quinta da Foz has a beautiful tawny colour indicating maturity. On the nose it has toffee, butterscotch, creme caramel and sweet candy. It is medium bodied and fully mature with jammy red fruit and raisins, again butterscotch notes and caramel which all follow through into a long lingering finish. Superb and ready for drinking now.
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Price: £89.95
Stock: 110 in Stock

Calem Port, 1977

Vintage Port

From the excellent 1977 vintage this rare bottle of Calem Vintage Port has a pale orange-tinged pink colour. Flowery roasted cherry nose. Nice balance of sweetness and acidity. Caramel and focused fruit flavours. Excellent
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Price: £129.00
Stock: 6 in Stock

Calem Port, 1977

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Vintage Port
Rare Magnum (1.5L) Format

Calem 1977 Vintage Port in Magnum. Library release stock from Calem cellars in Oporto.

The 1977 Calem Vintage Port is an orange-tinged pale tawny colour. A powerful nose of light dried fruit, morello cherry, roasted coffee and caramel. Medium bodied, good balance between the alcohol and tannins with fig and raisin flavours. A very good enjoyable long finish. Outstanding 95/100 (TC) Tasted at the Port Forum 02/20 From Magnum. Decanted 10 hours before serving.
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Price: £195.00
Stock: 18 in Stock

Calem Port, 1976

Colheita Port (Includes Calem Box as shown)

Porto Cálem Colheitas or Dated Ports are tawny Ports from a single year high quality crop. Each year reveals special characteristics which are developing whilst ageing in the wood casks for a period not less than 8 years. Colheita presents a tawny colour, smooth touch in the mouth and a bouquet of vanilla, honey and dried fruits. Ready to serve single as the bottle is opened without need for decantation, are also ideal to go along with cakes and deserts.
Calem 1976 offers complex leather, spice and raisin aromas, fresh acidity and a long intense finish.
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Price: £129.00
Stock: 5 in Stock

Calem Port, 1975

Colheita Port (Includes Calem Box as shown)

This is a superb colheita port from Calem. It has a beautiful dark tawny colour and a smooth bouquet of classic tawny notes (wood, caramel etc.). The palate was more acidic and a bit alcoholic which prickled a pit on the tounge. Not terribly sweet, but nice with a healthy aftertaste of nuts, coffee, tobacco and caramel.
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Price: £99.95
Stock: 3 in Stock

Calem Port, 1975

Vintage Port

A port with good maturity without being in any way over-mature. Surprisingly dry in style (compared with a tawny and a colheita ), good fruit, some raisins, quite discreet on the nose, surprisingly light and quite elegant.

Reviewed by
Carl-Erik Kanne - a long time wine enthusiast and fervent wine taster.
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Price: £125.95
Stock: 1 in Stock

Calem Port, 1922

Vintage Port


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Price: £1295.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Calem Port, 1920

Vintage Port

A rare bottle of Calem 1920 vintage port level in neck and original label.
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Price: £1945.00
Stock: 1 in Stock