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Kopke 20 Year Old Tawny Port

  • VineThe 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).

  • SoilSchist-sandstone (greywacke), interspersed with granite in some places.

  • HeightUp to 600 metres.

  • Grape VarietiesTraditional Douro grape varieties.

Kopke 20 Year Old Tawny Port

Technical Details

  • Alcohol 20%
  • pH 3.54
  • Total Acidity 4.78g/dm3
  • Reducing Sugars 121.00g/dm3
Technical Sheet

Crafting  wine  experiences

Since  1638

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.

The wine should be stored in a cool and dry place, sheltered from light and temperature uctuations, and the bottle should remain in an upright position. Over time, it is natural that sediment will form at the bottom of a bottle of Port wine.

  • VINIFICATION Get ot know more about the process
  • TASTING NOTES The Wine DNA
  • RECOMMENDATIONS The best scenario to enjoy
  • 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.

  • A delicate orange-green colour. Its splendid nose is a complex marriage of dried fruit, spice and notes of fine wood. On the palate, its flavours are rich and concentrated, with a long and velvety 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 & Honors

  • Selections mondiales des vins OR GOLD 500x250
    Sélections Mondiales des Vins 2014 - Gold Medal
  • Wine Spectator 500x250
    Wine Spectator 2018 - 94 pts

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