Kopke Port, 1975
Description and Reviews:
A superb vintage year that developed well for both Vintage and Colheita ports. Macaroon, almond and cherry highlights along a deep, smooth caramel backbone deliver a long, creamy, toasty finish.
Reviews and Awards:
92 points in CellarTracker
Attractive amber colour. Rich and perfumed nose dominated by the presence of the dried fruits, harmoniously involved by the spice notes. Smooth and silky in the taste, reveals an amazing structure and a good volume. The elegance describes this delicate whole and is extended in the endless and distinct finish.
Gold Medal at the 2010 Sélections Mondiales des Vin
Silver Medal at the 2009 Fortified Wine Challenge
Seal of Approval at the 2002 International Wine Challenge
Gold Medal at the 2001 International Wine & Spirits Competition
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.
The hand stenciled Kopke Port bottles express the traditional artisan quality and nostalgic appeal long associated with the enjoyment of the finest ports.
The port from the oldest port producer, is a lighter style of wine and once opened can last several weeks without fading.
This port has an attractive amber colour. Rich and perfumed nose dominated by the presence of the dried fruits, harmoniously involved by the spice notes. Smooth and silky in the taste, reveals an amazing structure and a good volume. The elegance describes this delicate whole and is extended in the endless and distinct finish.
Colheita, or single harvest ports, are aged in the barrel. Contrast this with vintage ports which are aged in the bottle and only have a short drinking window after opening. Colheita ports have had air working on them through the cask during all the years of aging, giving them a open-life of a month or longer. Lighter and more delicate than vintage ports, the colheita ports are immediately understandable and enjoyable to the novice port drinker and an on-going pleasure to the experienced.
*Bottled in 2016
excellent (bottled in 2015 ) PRICE INCLUDES KOPKE BOX AS SHOWN other boxes are available at an extra cost when you select buy
Colheita (Single Harvest) Port, Vintage Port
4 In Stock
£129.00 inc UK VAT (where applicable) *
* excludes delivery (free standard UK delivery on orders over £100)