Burmester Port

burmester-portBurmester is a prestigious brand of wines, representing all the history and tradition of the Douro. In 1730, Henry Burmester and John Nash founded a cereal company in London, before moving to Vila Nova de Gaia in 1750 to bring Port to Britain and Europe. The company passed through generations until, in 1834, Johann Wilhelm Burmester – a direct descendant of Henry – landed in Oporto. Beginning as a simple clerk in a debt-ridden company, JWB continued first to become manager, then to acquire the entity with all rights.

Bringing his children into the business, the company was renamed JW Burmester & Co in 1880. He began to absorb other businesses such as a bottle company and two cargo ships, allowing the shipping to be completed in-house as Burmester continued to grow. Sadly, 5 years later JWB was taken by the sea in Foz do Porto, but his children continued without him. JW Burmester & Co persisted through the 20th Century, and in 1992 began their production of DOC Douro Wine, branching into dry wine and quickly being accepted by the market.

JW Burmester have developed a strong reputation throughout Europe and the US but are practically unknown in the UK market. They produce an outstanding range of Colheita Ports, ports from a single harvest that have been barrel-aged until bottling. They have developed amazing flavours of caramel, nuts and spices. Served slightly chilled, they are fabulous alone or with sweet desserts. We are proud to reintroduce this amazing brand back into the UK.

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Burmester Port, 2017

Vintage Port
Single Bottle in Case
Delivery Late 2019.

The Burmester Vintage Port 2017 is loaded with character and enormous ageing potential. From a fully declared year, this port is a blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional, this is warm, lightly textured with minerality and touched by toastiness. The tannins are soft, already well integrated with the floral black fruits. Drink the wine from 2020.

Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional (50%) and Touriga Franca (50%), from vines more than 25 years old from Quinta do Arnozelo, Douro Superior.

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Price: $51.28 USD
Stock: 15 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2017

Vintage Port
6x75cl Bottle Case
DUTY PAID, INCLUDING VAT AND DELIVERY
En Primeur - Delivery Late 2019

6 x 75cl Case Offered DUTY PAID, INCLUDING VAT AND DELIVERY


Just 40 cases (6 x 75cl) allocated to the whole UK market. An amazing value port rated in the outstanding category.

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The Burmester Vintage Port 2017 is loaded with character and enormous ageing potential. From a fully declared year, this port is a blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional, this is warm, lightly textured with minerality and touched by toastiness. The tannins are soft, already well integrated with the floral black fruits.
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Price: $346.60 USD
Stock: 11 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2016

Vintage Port - 1x150cl (Magnum Format)
Presented in individual oak case

The Burmester Vintage Port 2016 is loaded with character and enormous ageing potential. From a fully declared year, this port is elegant and fragrant, with a touch of balsamic, a firm structure, aromas of ripe fruit and excellent acidity with a very long finish.

"High-toned style to this with plenty of fruit and chewy tannins. Full-bodied, medium sweet and chewy on the finish. Needs three or four years to soften. Try in 2023.”


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Price: $127.09 USD
Stock: 15 in Stock
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Burmester Port, 2016

Vintage Port - 1x75cl Bottle
Presented in original branded wooden box

The Burmester Vintage Port 2016 is loaded with character and enormous ageing potential. From a fully declared year, this port is elegant and fragrant, with a touch of balsamic, a firm structure, aromas of ripe fruit and excellent acidity with a very long finish.

"High-toned style to this with plenty of fruit and chewy tannins. Full-bodied, medium sweet and chewy on the finish. Needs three or four years to soften. Try in 2023.”


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Burmester Port, 2015

Burmester Quinta de Arnozelo
Single Quinta Vintage Port (presented in gift box as illustrated)

The vineyard of Quinta do Arnozelo is situated on the southern bank of the Douro river, between the small towns of São João da Pesqueira and Vila Nova de Foz Côa. This is in the prestigious upper reaches of the Douro demarcated wine region, the aptly named Douro Superior. In addition to its favourable geographic location, it has an ideal micro-climate, both of which contribute to the superior quality of its grapes and other produce. The vineyard has 200ha, comprised of vines, olive trees, orange trees and forest (which harbours a large variety of the region’s species).
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Price: $62.90 USD
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Burmester Port, 2013

Late Bottled Vintage Port

Tasting Note:
The aromas are delicate and varied, with plenty of tropical fruit, berries and grapes fully ripe. In its evolution are noticeable aromas of cocoa, chocolate and a slight toasted wood. The palate is dense and opaque.

Winemaking:
In similar fashion to the Vintage, Late Bottled Vintage is produced in the traditional manner, thus gaining a more rustic and tougher character. It is aged in the Vila Nova de Gaia cellars in enormous oak vats in order to preserve its deep colour and fresh fruit flavours, gaining a closed and fruity character. It is bottled between the fourth and fifth spring after harvest.
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Price: $26.96 USD
Stock: 16 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2012

Quinta de Arnozelo Vintage Port 6x75cl Bottle Case

Tasting Notes
Red and black fruit in the aroma, with much youth, blackberry compote. Very attractive in the mouth, elegant and with a beautiful presence, it proves very lively and fresh with citrus notes to mark presence. Will mature over the next 10-15 years.

Location
The vineyard of Quinta do Arnozelo is situated on the southern bank of the Douro river, between the small towns of São João da Pesqueira and Vila Nova de Foz Côa. This is in the prestigious upper reaches of the Douro demarcated wine region, the aptly named Douro Superior. In addition to its favourable geographic location, it has an ideal micro-climate, both of which contribute to the superior quality of its grapes and other produce.
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Price: $383.82 USD
Stock: 5 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2011

Vintage Port - Single Bottle in Presentation Box

*** 93 points Wine Spectator ***
88-90 Points - Robert Parker

The 2011 Burmester Vintage Port is, according to Kim Marcus (Wine Spectator), an "intensely fruity" wine with great complexity and concentration, notes of "raspberries, black plums and wild cherries." This wine offers a "refined finish" with a touch of "dark chocolate, tea and brown sugar." It is a wine that, according to the critic, is ready to drink but has the ability to continue ageing during the next three decades.

Reviews: "The 2011 J W Burmester has a sweeter, comparatively floral bouquet with open, generous scents of ripe dates, black plum and raisin that need to show a little more restraint.
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Price: $102.63 USD
Stock: 28 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2011

Vintage Port 6x75cl Bottle Case

Since the beginning of the 20th century, all Vintages are bottled in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaia during the second spring after the harvest. Produced according to the traditional method of foot treading in classic stone "lagares", a Vintage is only declared in years of outstanding and exceptional quality.

The association of Vintage Port with a mature blue cheese such as Stilton is one of the great classic food and wine combinations. The soft buttery texture, mellow character and piquancy of the cheese are perfectly matched by the powerfully majestic flavours of the Vintage Port. Other blue, buttery, mellow and slighty piquant cheeses to consider would be: Cashel Blue, Roquefort, Gorgonzola and Saint Agur Blue.
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Price: $449.29 USD
Stock: 4 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2010

Quinta de Arnozelo Vintage Port

Tasting Notes
Red and black fruit in the aroma, with much youth, blackberry compote. Very attractive in the mouth, elegant and with a beautiful presence, it proves very lively and fresh with citrus notes to mark presence. Will mature over the next 10-15 years.

Food Pairing
The association of Vintage Port with a mature blue cheese such as Stilton is one of the great classic food and wine combinations. The soft buttery texture, mellow character and piquancy of the cheese are perfectly matched by the powerfully majestic flavours of the Vintage Port. Other blue, buttery, mellow and slighty piquant cheeses to consider would be: Cashel Blue, Roquefort, Gorgonzola and Saint Agur Blue.
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Price: $64.12 USD
Stock: 59 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2009

Quinta de Arnozelo Vintage Port, presented in wooden case.

Opaque purple colour. Complex aroma and lush, black fruit (blackberry, cassis), notes of molasses. The palate is round and delicious with a black fruit aroma. Very balanced and structured with an endless fruity finish.

The vineyard of Quinta do Arnozelo is situated on the southern bank of the Douro river, between the small towns of São João da Pesqueira and Vila Nova de Foz Côa. This is in the prestigious upper reaches of the Douro demarcated wine region, the aptly named Douro Superior. In addition to its favourable geographic location, it has an ideal micro-climate, both of which contribute to the superior quality of its grapes and other produce.
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Price: $64.12 USD
Stock: 24 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2009

Quinta de Arnozelo Vintage Port 6x75cl Bottle Case

Tasting Notes
Opaque purple color. Complex aroma and lush, black fruit (blackberry, cassis), notes of molasses. The palate is round and delicious with a black fruit aroma. Very balanced and structured with an endless fruity finish.


Location
The vineyard of Quinta do Arnozelo is situated on the southern bank of the Douro river, between the small towns of São João da Pesqueira and Vila Nova de Foz Côa. This is in the prestigious upper reaches of the Douro demarcated wine region, the aptly named Douro Superior. In addition to its favourable geographic location, it has an ideal micro-climate, both of which contribute to the superior quality of its grapes and other produce.
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Price: $359.43 USD
Stock: 5 in Stock

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Burmester Port

10 Year Old Tawny Port - 6x75cl Bottle Case

***95 Points- Gold Medal- Decanter Wine Awards***
***Gold medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014***
***92 Points Jamie Goode***

Markedly rich and rolling style, with soft fruit cake aromas, dried spices and peanut brittle. Crushed almonds coat the smooth red and black fruits on the palate, which finishes textural and warm.

Nice rich colour. Good viscosity, quite sweet, medium bodied. Not much in terms of complexity, but a nice nose/palate of roasted nuts & raisin. Everything else in balance.

Winemaking:
This port is made from old vines, being submitted to a careful ageing process in small oak casks.
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Price: $179.72 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

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Burmester Port

10 Year Old Tawny Port In Gift Tubes Special Offer | Was £25.00 | Now £19.95

***95 Points- Gold Medal- Decanter Wine Awards***
***Gold medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014***
***92 Points Jamie Goode***

Markedly rich and rolling style, with soft fruit cake aromas, dried spices and peanut brittle. Crushed almonds coat the smooth red and black fruits on the palate, which finishes textural and warm.

Nice rich colour. Good viscosity, quite sweet, medium bodied. Not much in terms of complexity, but a nice nose/palate of roasted nuts & raisin. Everything else in balance.

Winemaking:
This port is made from old vines, being submitted to a careful ageing process in small oak casks.
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Price: $25.61 USD
Stock: 2 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2005

Colheita Port
Presented in a wooden case

The Burmester colheita ports are classic wines of exceptional quality and elegance. Burmester is a Port Wine brand with centuries of history in producing some of the best Ports.Their 2005 barrel aged single harvest port offers a complex nose with raisins, dried prunes and hazelnut notes. Full-bodied with a great balance, a smooth palate that reflects the nose and a fine long length.

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Price: $42.30 USD
Stock: 54 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2003

Colheita Port presented in branded wooden case

We are delighted to offer a UK exclusive on Burmester Colheita Ports.

The 2003 Colheita has a Complex nose with dark berries, cress, coffee Full-bodied and great balance. Smooth palate that reflects the nose. Very good length.

The 2003 Burmester Colheita Port is a classic wine of exceptional quality and elegance. The Port is made from a single harvest (a "Vintage Tawny") and aged in small 550-litre oak barrels in their Vila Nova de Gaia Cellars. It is bottled at least seven years after the harvest.

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Price: $50.00 USD
Stock: 43 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 2002

Colheita Port in branded wooden case

We are delighted to offer a UK exclusive on Burmester Colheita Ports.

The 2002 Burmester Colheita Port is a classic wine of exceptional quality and elegance. The Port is made from a single harvest (a "Vintage Tawny") and aged in small 550-litre oak barrels in their Vila Nova de Gaia Cellars. It is bottled at least seven years after the harvest.

The 2002 Colheita has a Complex nose with dark berries, cress, coffee Full-bodied and great balance. Smooth palate that reflects the nose. Very good length.



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Price: $60.27 USD
Stock: 53 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 1992

Vintage Port

This 1992 Vintage Port from Burmester has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Burmester cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

The 1992 Burmester is a beautiful mature tawny colour. On the nose it has cocoa, chocolate together with a hint of mint. On the palate this is quite complex - medium bodied with a perfect balance between the acidity, tannins and flavours, there is a little spiciness in the mouth that adds to the experience. Long, long finish. This is in a good place and should hold well for the next decade or so. (VWP
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Price: $114.25 USD
Stock: 95 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 1991

Vintage Port

Our notes: Beautifully ripe red and dark berry fruits and violets in the nose and the mouth. Pleasantly sweet and smooth. Good acidity and fine tannins at this early stage. Medium bodied and a lovely Port wine.


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Burmester Port

Burmester 30 Year Old Tawny Port presented in a branded wooden case

We are delighted to offer a UK exclusive on Burmester Colheita Ports.

Deep brown colour with greenish hints. Complex and powerful nose, dominated by the strong presence of the dried fruits and spices, combined with a subtle and refined note of vanilla. In the mouth it is concentrated, silky and engaging. A wine with an irreprehensible structure, great character and an apotheotic finish.
The Burmester 30 Year Old Tawny is a classic wine of exceptional quality and elegance.
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Price: $88.57 USD
Stock: 20 in Stock

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Burmester Port

40 Year Old “TORDIZ” Tawny Port presented in a branded wooden case

*** Gold Medal at the 2015 International Wine Challenge ***

We are delighted to offer a UK exclusive on Burmester Colheita Ports.

Bright brown colour, with greenish nuances. Presents a bouquet with intense aromas of dried fruits, delicate spices notes and a sweet touch of honey. In the taste it is full, unctuous and velvety. This wine overflows seduction and an enormous refinement. A feeling that is extended in the long and complex finish.

This 40-year-old wine owes its name, Tordiz, to the confluence of the Torto and Mendiz rivers. It is obtained from wines that have been carefully aged in small oak casks and later blended in a small upstanding oak vat dating from 1864.
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Price: $165.60 USD
Stock: 18 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 1978

Colheita Port

This is a wine of exceptional quality and elegance, a Casa Burmester classic that is made from a single harvest - a "Vintage Tawny" - aged in small 550-litre oak barrels in our Vila Nova de Gaia Cellars. It is bottled, at the very least, after seven years and in accordance with demand.

This is a wine of exceptional quality and elegance. Colheita ports are made from a single harvest - a "Vintage Tawny" - aged in small oak barrels. It is bottled, at the very least, after seven years and in accordance with demand.


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Price: $218.16 USD
Stock: 6 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 1970

Vintage Port

It is ruby red with notes of blackberry jam, plums, raisins and exotic woods. Black cherry flavours on the silky palate with supporting tannins and a touch of methanol on the finish.
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Price: $191.27 USD
Stock: 2 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 1970

Vintage Port

This 1970 Vintage Port from Burmester has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Burmester cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.

The 1970 Burmester is a beautiful mature tawny colour. On the nose it has cocoa, chocolate together with a zesty orange undertone. On the palate this is quite complex - medium bodied with a perfect balance between the acidity, tannins and flavours. Long, long finish. This is in a good place and should hold well for the next decade or so. (VWP note - tasting May 2019)
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Price: $216.94 USD
Stock: 119 in Stock

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Burmester Port, 1966

Colheita Port

We are delighted to offer a UK exclusive on Burmester Colheita Ports.


Reviews:
"(2015) Lovely dark caramel colour, with some truffle and tea notes, edges of olive and green fruits (fig). The maturity on the palate is obvious, again with fabulous sweetness and brown sugar richness, Muscovado and walnuts, but the hallmark of the fresh orange and lemon acidity plays against that and the coffee and walnut cake sweetness and richness." Tom Cannavan Winepages.com


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Price: $237.48 USD
Stock: 1 in Stock

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