Cockburns Special Reserve Port 1000ml 20%

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Cockburns Special Reserve, introduced in 1969, revolutionized the port industry by creating an accessible yet intricately flavored category between vintage and younger ports.

Crafted from select wines renowned for their richness, sourced from the Upper Douro’s premier vineyards, Special Reserve matures in oak vats for up to four years, resulting in a full-bodied palate with a distinctively dry finish, setting the standard for Reserve Ports.

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Cockburns Special Reserve Port

The Port That Changed the Game

Cockburns Special Reserve, introduced in 1969, revolutionized the port industry by creating an accessible yet intricately flavored category between vintage and younger ports. Crafted from select wines renowned for their richness, sourced from the Upper Douro’s premier vineyards, Special Reserve matures in oak vats for up to four years, resulting in a full-bodied palate with a distinctively dry finish, setting the standard for Reserve Ports.

Character

Upon release, the 1969 Special Reserve showcased its innovation with a single sip. Youthful tannins impart a subtle peppery spice, while extended aging in oak barrels provides the perfect balance and a signature velvety smoothness.

Style

Hand-picked grapes undergo meticulous pressing, with the resulting wine aged for five years in specially coopered oak vats, culminating in a product that begs to be savored immediately.

Goes Well With

Pair with a variety of cheeses, indulge in chocolate desserts, or enjoy a cozy evening in front of the TV.

Flavour Profile

Indulge in rich, concentrated red fruit aromas, highlighted by bright red cherry notes, hints of plum, and strawberry undertones. Experience a lusciously sweet and well-rounded palate, leading to a distinctive, slightly dry finish with a peppery kick.

Serving

Appreciate the power and depth of this wine in a large glass at room temperature, or slightly chilled for a refreshing touch in warmer weather. Ideal for savoring at the end of a meal or during your favorite Netflix special. No decanting necessary. Consume within four to six weeks of opening.

Food Pairing

Pair with cheeses, rich, nutty dishes, or chocolate desserts for a truly decadent experience.

Winemaker

Crafted under the expertise of Winemaker Charles Symington.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol by Volume: 20% vol (20ºC)
  • Total Acidity: 4.4 g/l tartaric acid
  • Baumé: 3.5
  • Allergy Advice: Contains sulphites

With its rich history, meticulous craftsmanship, and unparalleled flavor profile, Cockburn’s Special Reserve Port is a timeless classic that continues to captivate connoisseurs worldwide.

Weight 2 kg
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