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Kopke 30 Year Old White 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).
    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 30 Year Old White Port

Technical Details

  • Alcohol 20,00%
  • pH 3,42
  • Total Acidity 5,06 g/dm3
  • Reducing Sugars 120,00 g/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. Yearsthat 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 fluctuations, and the bottle should remain in an upright position. Over time, it is natural that sediment is formed 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
  • Its fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats, where the grapes macerate and are churned with their skins on, at temperatures between 16-18ºC, to produce a white wine full of colour and structure, able to sustain prolonged ageing in oak. The fermentation is halted by adding grape brandy, creating the 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 white wines. The wines mature in oak casks for variable 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 vibrant yellow-straw colour. Deep and rich nose, with notes of walnut and dried fig that sharpen the style of the wine. Delicate, complex and velvety in the mouth, with polished, round tannins balancing its acidity. The exceptional character of this ensemble justifies the wine's limited edition. A powerful and persistent finish.

  • Served chilled, it is an elegant aperitif. Wonderful with rich starters, such as foie gras, vol-au-vent, scallop gratin or mushroom risotto. Being remarkably fresh despite the age, it is ideal with a crème brulée, a crispy crepe with custard or a spicy apple crumble. Goes perfectly with blue cheese, such as Stilton. Equally delicious on its own. Best served at a temperature between 8 and 10°C.

Awards & Honors

  • Sommelier Wine Awords Silver 500x250
    Sommelier Wine Awards 2016 - Silver
  • Concourse Mondial Bruxelles Gold Medal
    Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017 - Gold Medal
  • iwc GENÉRNICO 500x250
    International Wine Challenge 2017 - Silver Medal
  • Wine Spectator 500x250
    Wine Spectator 2016 - 92 pts
  • Robert Parker
    Robert Parker 2016 - 93 pts
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Wine Enthusiast 2017 - 94 pts
  • Robert Parker
    Robert Parker 2018 - 94 pts

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