Kopke Port, 1985

 Kopke Port, 1985

Colheita Port in Original Kopke box as illustrated

Description and Reviews:
Kopke Port is the oldest port house. Established in 1638 by Christiano Kopke and his son, Nicolau Kopke who came to Portugal as representatives of the Hanseatic League, the House of Kopke is the eldest Porto wine export firm. Through many generations, the Company was run 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. 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 ongoing pleasure to the experienced.

Condition Report:

excellent levels and labels- Some original labels (damaged)

Bottle size:

75cl

ABV:

20

Drink Type:

Colheita (Single Harvest) Port, Vintage Port

Stock:

Out of Stock

Price:

£69.95    inc UK VAT (where applicable) *

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