Cockburn’s declared 2015 as a Vintage year, launching a magnificent Port Wine that simultaneously marks the bicentenary of the brand, which was founded in 1815.
This is only the second Vintage released by Cockburn’s, therefore, succeeding the Vintage of 2011.
Since the brand was acquired by the Symington family, several renovations and investments have been made in order to recover the brand’s reputation, which was once considered as one of the main ones in the Douro.
Cockburn’s Vintage 2015 reveals incredible aromas of black fruit like plums and delicate notes of eucalyptus. On the palate, it stands out soft flavours of red cherries. This is a Port of great vitality and with great concentration of fruit, well-structured and full bodied.
Cockburn’s Vintage 2015, comes from a batch where it predominates the grape variety of Touriga Franca from Quinta dos Canais and Quinta do Vale Coelho, some grapes of Touriga Nacional and also a small percentage of Sousão and Alicante Bouschet, which resulted in a elegant and balanced Vintage.
Since the year of 2015 was very dry, the production was limited to 3,500 bottles of 75 cl, 660 bottles “magnum”, 99 bottles “double magnum” and 50 “imperial”.
Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage 1998 is a Port wine created in Quinta's do Vesuvio most insufficient harvest ever. The bottle of this wine should be stored horizontally in a dark place and with a slightly fresh temperature. It presents an intense red colour with purple reflexions and wild berries and black cherries flavours. Enjoy this edition of 4, 5Lt (6 bottles) Vintage wine.
Graham's Vintage Double Magnum 2007 is a Port wine made by using traditional methods. It is a wine that has aged for 18 months in oak barrels and was bottled in Mayof 2009 without any filtration or clarification. In this edition you have the opportunity of enjoying this wine in a family environment, since it is a bottle that allows several people to taste it.
Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage 1999 is a limited edition Port Wine. Only 2000 boxes were bottled to be saled. These 2000 bottles represent only 8% of the Quinta production in the year of 1999, presenting itself as a high quality Vintage. To add even more emphasis to this Vintage, it was created an edition of 4, 5Lt (6 bottles)..