Burmester Port

Burmester & Nash was founded in 1730. Initialy trading in cereals the company moved to Vila Nova de Gaia and in 1750 began shipping port wine to the British Isles and the rest of Europe. At the end of the 18th century, the company was renamed H.Burmester & Sons. In the late 19th Century the company enjoyed a period of rapid expansion winning many awards for its wines. The J.W. Burmester brand was registered in 1900.

Following the First World War the company went into decline until two brothers took over the company in 1952. The brand enjoyed a resurgence and became well known for their impressive range of colheita ports> The company was acquired by Sogevinous owner of Kopke, Barros and Calem.

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Burmester Port, 1948

Vintage Port

A very rare 1948 Burmester Vintage Port.
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Price: £995.00
Stock: 1 in Stock

Burmester Port, 1938

Colheita Port

This is a Colheita Port of exceptional quality and elegance. Burmester make their colheita ports from a single harvest. These "Vintage Tawny" ports are aged in small 550-litre oak barrels in the Vila Nova de Gaia Cellars. It is bottled at least seven years after aging. Tasting notes: Light tawny colour with a golden meniscus. Scented with smoky pipe tobacco, toasted hazelnut and lime zest accents which provide a wonderful bouquet. Nut driven flavors with a touch of toffee and a seamless smooth mouthfeel with plenty of zippy acid to keep it all in check. The caressing velvety aftertaste is marvellous.
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Price: £525.00
Stock: 2 in Stock

Burmester Port, 1940

Colheita Port

This is a Colheita Port of exceptional quality and elegance. Burmester make their colheita ports from a single harvest. These "Vintage Tawny" ports are aged in small 550-litre oak barrels in the Vila Nova de Gaia Cellars. It is bottled at least seven years after aging. Tasting notes: Light tawny colour with a golden meniscus. Scented with smoky pipe tobacco, toasted hazelnut and lime zest accents which provide a wonderful bouquet. Nut driven flavors with a touch of toffee and a seamless smooth mouthfeel with plenty of zippy acid to keep it all in check. The caressing velvety aftertaste is marvellous.
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Price: £485.00
Stock: Out of Stock