Kopke Colheita
Staff Pick

Half-Bottle of Kopke Colheita - 2004

Item # 33798 375mL
$29.96/ Single Bottle
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Tasting Notes

Kopke is one of the first and oldest Port houses in Port wine history, celebrating their continuous production since 1638. This Colheita Port, a single vintage Tawny Port, is full of charm and complexity. Roasted hazelnut, espresso, leather, onion skin, honey, fig, and pepper are only some of the flavors you can enjoy in a glass. Enjoy the development and evolution of the wine as it opens up.


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Staff Pick Notes

Is there anything finer on a chilly autumn night than a post-prandial glass of port? And while I adore a good vintage or ruby port, tawnies hold a special charm for me. Kopke is Portugal's oldest wine export company (founded in 1683) and has earned a reputation as one of the finest producers of Colheitas (aka vintage tawnies). By every account 2004 was extraordinary, complete with a final flourish of sunshine just before harvest to give the grapes that perfect ripeness. Kopke aged this tawny ten years in wood before bottling in 2014. It's lighter in color than a ruby but has a hint of ruby hue. On the palate you'll find dried cherries, figs, and sultanas with caramel and roasted pecans. This is perfect with a cheese plate or all on its own as liquid dessert.

- ALM

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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