Kopke Port

kopke-vintage-portIn 1636 German diplomat Nicolau Kopkë travelled with his son, Cristiano, from Hamburg to Portugal, representing the Hanseatic League. Two years later, he founded Nicolau Kopkë & Co., a shipping company which would eventually become universally recognised as the first Port House in the industry’s history. In 1781 they bought a farm in the Douro, making the transition from shipper to major producer and gradually making Port Wine their main business focus.

In 1828 C. N. Kopkë, great-great-grandson of Nicolau, sided the company with the Liberal Party during Portugal’s civil war. Following the war, he was awarded the title of Baron of Vilar and a decade later his nephew the title Baron of Massarelos. In 1841 the company’s name was changed to C. N. Kopke and remains such to this day. Almost a century later, in 1940, the House was awarded official recognition as the oldest in the world. Kopke have an excellent reputation backed by many gold medals, particularly for their Tawny (barrel-aged) Ports. Befitting their status as the oldest Port House, their bottles are easily recognisable by the traditional and hand-stencilled style unique to Kopke.

35 products found.

Kopke Port, 2017

VINTAGE PORT
Single Bottle in Presentation Box

The Kopke 2017 Vintage Port has a deep dark purple colour. On the nose it displays complexity and exuberance with aromas of red berries combining notes of cocoa, eucalyptus leaf, pepper and liquorice and some floral hints. In the mouth it reveals good texture and volume. Its vibrant fruit combines well with the acidity enveloped in tight tannins. A long and harmonious finish.
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Price: £49.95
Stock: 30 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2016

Vintage Port - 1x75cl Bottle
Presented in original Kopke Gift Box
Please allow 7 Working Days for Delivery

The Kopke Vintage Port 2016 is firm, intense, crunchy, unctuous and fresh. It’s multi-layered in flavours, firm tannins and has an excellent balance between sweetness and acidity.

The winemaker Carlos Alves comments:
"A deep black colour. An intense and complex nose, laden with very ripe black fruit – plums, blackberries and cherries. Notes of cocoa, black pepper and a soft hint of violet. Unctuous and vigorous, it has several layers of flavours, firm tannins and excellent balance between sweetness and acidity. A long, deep and fresh finish."

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Price: £54.95
Stock: 17 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2016

Vintage Port - 1x150cl Bottle (MAGNUM FORMAT)
Presented in original Kopke Gift Box

The Kopke Vintage Port 2016 is firm, intense, crunchy, unctuous and fresh. It’s multi-layered in flavours, firm tannins and has an excellent balance between sweetness and acidity.

The winemaker Carlos Alves comments:
"A deep black colour. An intense and complex nose, laden with very ripe black fruit – plums, blackberries and cherries. Notes of cocoa, black pepper and a soft hint of violet. Unctuous and vigorous, it has several layers of flavours, firm tannins and excellent balance between sweetness and acidity. A long, deep and fresh finish."

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Price: £99.50
Stock: 12 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2015

Quinta st Luiz Vintage Port

*** Exclusive to VWP ***

Kopke produce some excellent vintage ports in addition to their unsurpassed range of colheita ports. Kopke own the exceptional vineyard Quinta São Luiz. This allows them to produce excellent Single Quinta Vintage ports. That is a port of one harvest year, from one vineyard.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 39 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2015

Quinta st Luiz Vintage Port MAGNUM 1.5L in original box as illustrated.

*** Exclusive to VWP ***

Kopke produce some excellent vintage ports in addition to their unsurpassed range of colheita ports. Kopke own the exceptional vineyard Quinta São Luiz. This allows them to produce excellent Single Quinta Vintage ports. That is a port of one harvest year, from one vineyard.
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Price: £89.95
Stock: 2 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2013

Late Bottled Vintage Port

Balancing the intensity of flavours, the LBV is the ideal choice to serve with main courses of meat, like filet mignon encrusted four peppers and veal cutlet with Bérnaise sauce. Its versatility knows no borders, being perfect to combine with an exuberant cheesecake of chocolate mint, a pear and chocolate mille-feuille or simply to enjoy with cheeses of medium intensity.


Review:
Opaque and deep ebony colour. The nose is dominated by notes of ripe dark stone fruit and hints of cacao and chocolate, already showing the signs of some cask ageing. The mouth is full bodied and tight showing good acidity, fresh tannins as well as a long rich finish.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 12 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2010

Quinta Santa Luiz Vintage Port
Please allow 7 Days for delivery

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Vintage or “bottle-aged” ports must receive approval of the Port Wine Institute to declare a vintage of recognized quality. Then, the entire vintage must be bottled between the second and third year. Since it improves in the bottle, it maintains its red color and red fruit flavors. It often takes 10 or more years to smooth the tannins and develop to its full potential,
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Price: £48.95
Stock: 60 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2009

Quinta Santa Luiz Vintage Port

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Vintage or “bottle-aged” ports must receive approval of the Port Wine Institute to declare a vintage of recognized quality. Then, the entire vintage must be bottled between the second and third year. Since it improves in the bottle, it maintains its red color and red fruit flavors. It often takes 10 or more years to smooth the tannins and develop to its full potential,
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Price: £48.95
Stock: 11 in Stock

Kopke Port

10 year old White Port (Half bottle 37.5cl, presented in Kopke wooden box).

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

This wonderful, medium-sweet style has just begun to make an impact on the UK palate. One taste and you’re hooked on its sweet citrus and lemon verbena finish balance by good acidity like an expensive sauternes. Oak-aged for 5 years, the wine is produced from a variety of white grapes, including Malvasia Fina.
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Price: £29.95
Stock: 12 in Stock

Kopke Port

10 year old Tawny Port

Reviews
Attractive brown-tawny colour, with amber halo. Elegant and complex, presents spicy aromas, standing-out the dried fruits and the elegant notes of wood and honey. Smooth and round in the taste, shows its complexity upon the essence of intense dried fruits flavours. Excellent finish.

Bronze Medal at the 2015 International Wine Challenge

Nutty aromas are followed by a soft and sweet style of wine. It has just enough acidity and wood aging to keep it vibrant. Sweet fruits and molasses flavors give a smooth, attractive and fresh wine.
88 Points - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide December 2014

“ Fine nose of toasted almonds with butterscotch & honey.
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Price: £24.95
Stock: 17 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2008

White Colheita Port (Includes Kopke presentation box)

The 2008 Kopke White port has a cool, light-amber colour. This unique white colheita derives from the traditional white grapes of the Porto e Douro region. Starting with aromas of a Pear Clafouti and burnt sugar, this elegant port delivers luscious flavours of Japanese pear-apple, with accents of hazelnut, nutmeg and orange zest. The lingering grapefruit finish provides the perfect balance for the sweetness.

Food Pairing:
Shows finesse and sophistication when combined with caramel desserts, dried fruits and spices, like caramel fondant with apple and ginger jelly, tatin tart, burnt cream and Cheeses of minimum intensity.
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Price: £36.95
Stock: 12 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2005

White Colheita Port (Includes Kopke presentation box)
Special Offer was £42.95 | Now £35.95

The 2005 Kopke White port has a cool, light-amber colour. This unique white colheita derives from the traditional white grapes of the Porto e Douro region. Starting with aromas of a Pear Clafouti and burnt sugar, this elegant port delivers luscious flavours of Japanese pear-apple, with accents of hazelnut, nutmeg and orange zest. The lingering grapefruit finish provides the perfect balance for the sweetness.

Food Pairing:
Shows finesse and sophistication when combined with caramel desserts, dried fruits and spices, like caramel fondant with apple and ginger jelly, tatin tart, burnt cream and Cheeses of minimum intensity.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 6 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2004

Colheita Port

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Review:
This single harvest or colheita style port from the 2004 vintage has bright and brown in the centre, with a reddish halo. Long and complex nose overflowing elegance and depth. The red fruit aromas harmonized with the dried fruits and slight touch of vanilla. Remarkable sophistication and flavour, in a fine and expressive mouth.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 10 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2004

Quinta Santa Luiz Vintage Port

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 5 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2003

Colheita Port

The 2003 Kopke Single Harvest has an intense red colour with a tawny halo. Presents a complex bouquet of dried fruits, standing-out the spicy notes. Sophisticated and delicate in taste. Good structure, well-balanced acidity and a pleasant unctuousness. Long and persistent finish.

Enjoy this exemplary port lightly chilled with fruity desserts like tarte tatin, creme brulée or Christmas pudding, even rich chocolate mousse. The classic pairing of Stilton cheese is also excellent, as are ripe tropical fruits.

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano,
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 10 in Stock

Kopke Port, 2003

WHITE Colheita Port

The 2003 Kopke White port has a cool, light-amber color. This unique white colheita derives from the traditional white grapes of the Porto e Douro region. Starting with aromas of a Pear Clafouti and burnt sugar, this elegant port delivers luscious flavors of Japanese pear-apple, with accents of hazelnut, nutmeg and orange zest. The lingering grapefruit finish provides the perfect balance for the sweetness.

Food Pairing:
Shows finesse and sophistication when combined with caramel desserts, dried fruits and spices, like caramel fondant with apple and ginger jelly, tatin tart, burnt cream and Cheeses of minimum intensity.
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Price: £42.95
Stock: 5 in Stock

Kopke Port

Kopke 20 Year Old Tawny Port

Aged in wood casks until they are completely mature, Tawny ports are a golden colour with multi-dimensional layers of aromas and flavours. The domination of Vintage Ports in past years is now challenged by the advantages of the tawnies, especially vintage colheita tawnies for restaurants and retail consumers. Where vintage ports have immediate air shock upon opening the bottle wherein they were aged and have a shelf life of only a few hours to a week; tawny ports have had air working on them through the cask during all the years of ageing, giving them a open-life of a month or longer. Lighter and more delicate than vintage ports,
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Price: £39.95
Stock: 7 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1999

20 Year Old White Port - Half bottle 37.5cl -In original Kopke box as shown
Special Offer was £34.95 | Now £28.95

Review:
This rare 20 year old white port has a cool, light-amber colour, this unique white “tawny” port derives from the traditional white grapes of the Porto e Douro region, including Arinto, Viosinho, Gouveio and Malvasia Fina. Starting with aromas of a Pear Clafouti and burnt sugar, this elegant port delivers luscious flavours of Japanese pear-apple, with accents of hazelnut, nutmeg and orange zest. The lingering grapefruit finish provides the perfect balance for the sweetness. “Kopke provides an expression of an older Port, belying its 10 years of age, showcasing some white peach and over-ripe pear flavours.
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Price: £28.95
Stock: 1 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1999

Colheita Port

***95 Points- Gold Medal- Decanter Wine Awards***

Complex and with many layers, beginning with a nose of fragrant foraging scents, herbs and earth, then a palate which delivers iodine, milk chocolate and leather. Soft and silky.

Review:
Bright red-brown colour. Presents a complex bouquet of fruity aromas, standing-out the red fruits. In the taste it is elegant, well structured and with an excellent aromatic intensity. The freshness is in perfect harmony with the delicious fruity flavours, which are extended through the persistent and seductive finish.

Colheita, or single harvest ports, are aged in the barrel.
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Price: £44.95
Stock: 19 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1994

Vintage Port
Special Offer | Was £119 | Now £79

A very rare bottle of Vintage Port from Kopke.
This port from the outstanding 1994 vintage has a light mature straw colour. Excellent bouquet of red fruit, candy floss. Good body, caramel, with a good long finish.
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Price: £79.00
Stock: 3 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1992

Quinta St Luiz Vintage Port (Half bottle 37.5 cl)

The 1992 Quinta St Luiz is a beautiful mature tawny colour. On the nose it has cocoa, chocolate together with a zesty orange undertone. On the palate this is quite complex - medium bodied with a perfect balance between the acidity, tannins and flavours. Long, long finish. This is in a good place and should hold well for the next decade or so. (VWP note - St Luiz tasting May 2019)
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Price: £49.95
Stock: 60 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1989

Colheita Port (Includes Kopke presentation box)

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Review:
Intense amber-tawny colour. Presents a complex and wonderfully elegant bouquet, standing-out the dried fruits, the vanilla and the involving roasting nuances. In the mouth it is dense and large, but at the same time, it is soft and delicate. Reveals a strong complexity and an amazing balance.
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Price: £69.95
Stock: 7 in Stock

Kopke Port

30 Year Old Tawny Port - 75cl (Includes Kopke presentation box)

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Tasting Notes:
Soft, rich but not unctuous. Lovely balance of dried apricots & nutty complexity. Good poise with an attractive nose, great age and perfect balance. Perhaps the finest 30 year old we ever tasted - layers of caramel, penuche and butterscotch -an extremely refined blend.
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Price: £69.95
Stock: 7 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1987

Quinta St Luiz Vintage Port
Includes Kopke Gift Box
Special Offer | Was £119 | Now £79

A very rare bottle of Vintage Port from Kopke.
This port from the outstanding 1987 vintage has a light mature straw colour. Excellent bouquet of red fruit, candy floss. Good body, caramel, with a good long finish.
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Price: £79.00
Stock: 79 in Stock

Kopke Port, 1985

Colheita Port in Original Kopke box as illustrated

Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Nicolau Kopke and his son Cristiano, who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House has been run through the generations by several representatives of the Kopke family, obtaining an excellent reputation for its wines.

Review:
The 1985 has a topaz color with glints of fiery orange. The nose of vanilla and toasted almonds leads to buttery rich caramel flavors with hints of dried strawberries, finishing with soft Columbian coffee and pink grapefruit zest.

Colheita, or single harvest ports, are aged in the barrel.
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Price: £89.95
Stock: 4 in Stock