Kopke 30 Years Old TAWNY Porto 20% Vol. 0,75l in Wooden case
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SKU : 41344
Vendor : Kopke
Product Type : Wine
Volume, ml: 750
Alcohol, ABV: 20.0
Aging time, years: 30
Packing: Original Wood Case
KOPKE 30 YEARS OLD TAWNY
TASTE HISTORY WITH THE OLDEST PORT WINE HOUSE
If time is marked by special moments, Kopke's history is written in exceptional years. Years that are worth keeping, so they can be relived and celebrated any time. When we retrieve years from Kopke's history, we are creating more history: the age on the label of this Kopke Port wine is the average age of all the wines in the blend.
Hand-picked at the optimum time, the grapes are then destemmed, crushed and converted into wine through a process of careful maceration to extract their colour, tannins and aromas, enhanced by constant churning during fermentation. This takes place in vats (lagares) at a controlled temperature (between 28-30°C) until the right degree of sweetness (baumé) is achieved. At this point, grape brandy is added to create the final fortified wine. A wine of high quality, made by blending wines of different harvests to achieve the array of sensory qualities that are typical of these aged tawny Port wines. These wines have each matured in oak casks for varied periods of time, with the average age of all the wines in the blend defining the age on the label. The resulting blend expresses the characteristics given by the ageing in wood.
Amber in colour, with green hues. An intense and complex nose, with prevailing aromas of dried fruit well-balanced with notes of vanilla and honey. On the palate, it is harmonious, concentrated and unctuous.A superb and enduring finish.
Irresistible with a starter of foie gras with aubergine and walnuts.A great choice for an endless array of desserts, such as toffee brownies, chocolate and pistachio pavé, or crostini of walnuts with chèvre. Best served at a temperature between 12 and 14°C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Robert Parker - 93 pts (2016)
The rows of vines are traditionally planted across the slope in horizontal terraces. More recently, vines have been planted up the slope (called “vinha ao alto”, meaning vertically planted).
Schist-sandstone (greywacke), interspersed with granite in some places.
Up to 600 metres.
Traditional Douro grape varieties.
- Alcohol: 20,0%
- pH: 3,53
- Total Acidity: 4,70 g/dm3
- Reducing Sugars: 130,00 g/dm3
- WINEMAKER: Carlos Alves