Cockburn Port

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Cockburn is the most well known brand of port thanks to its Special Reserve, the worlds biggest selling ruby port. In the early 20th Century it had an enviable reputation for selling the finest quality Vintage Port such as the legendary 1912. However its sale in 1963 and the subsequent focus on the Special reserve led to the decline of the vintage port side of the business.

The nadir for the company was when they decided to ignore the 1977 vintage, probably the finest of the 70's, opting instead to declare a lacklustre 1978 vintage. After a period in the doldrums the formal acquisition of the company by the Symington Family Estates (SFE) in 2010 (who made the wines from 2006) has led to the revival of the brand. SFE have worked hard to rebuild this historic brand by focusing on producing high quality port again. The recent vintages such as the 2015 and 2016 are near the top of the form.


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Cockburn Port, 1935

Vintage Port, DOC Douro
Mid Shoulder Level
Excellent Provenance

This bottle of port was acquired from Shepherd Neame Brewery. Where it had been cellared since original purchase in 1937/38.

The 1935 Cockburn Vintage Port is a legendary wine from the Douro Valley in Portugal. Cockburn's is one of the oldest port houses, with a history dating back to 1815.
The 1935 vintage is highly sought after by collectors and wine enthusiasts. It is known for its remarkable aging potential, complex flavours, and deep, rich character.

The Cockburn's Port House, one of the most distinguished names in the Port wine industry, has a rich and storied history. Here's an overview:

Early History:
1815: The Cockburn family, of Scottish descent, established their Port wine business in Portugal.
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Price: $1,042.99 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

Cockburn Port, 1912

Vintage Port, DOC Douro


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Price: $3,666.86 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

Cockburn Port, 1912

Vintage Port Shipped by Bentley and Shaw UK, DOC Douro Level top shoulder or better


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Price: $3,404.47 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

Cockburn Port, 1887

Vintage Port Marked by hand 'Cockburn 1887', DOC Douro
Most of label is illegible.
Below Low Shoulder


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Price: $2,486.12 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

Cockburn Port, Non Vintage

Cockburn Quinta dos Canais Mixed Pack
Presentation case containing 2000, 2004 and 2007 Vintages.

All 75 cl bottles.

Cockburn's Quinta dos Canais is a traditional, terraced Upper Douro quinta that has been producing superior wines for over 100 years. The property has consistently provided the grapes that become the backbone of Cockburn's declared vintages. Considered the "jewel in the crown," the property was purchased in 1989, and consists of some 740 acres (300 hectares) of vineyards on the north bank of the Douro. The plantings here face south, and therefore benefit from long hours of sunlight. Under the regional classification system, the vineyard has been awarded the highest possible rating.
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Price: $208.60 USD
Stock: 4 in Stock

Cockburn Port, 1908

Vintage Port, DOC Douro - recorked 8/2/78 at Whitwhams Wines Limited Level top shoulder. | rewaxed capsule


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Price: $3,535.66 USD
Stock: Out of Stock