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COCKBURN

2011

Origin Portugal, Port

Very distinctive fruit, intense with a high-toned lift on nose and palate like fruit pastilles (of the most up-market variety!). Intense and backed up with sweetness and concentration of fine, penetrating fruit carried by bright acidity. Rating: 93-93 L&S (Mar 2017)

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I tasted this in Porto last September. Beefy nose again. And then massively sweet and intense. Noble structure and really quite dry on the finish. Tense finish after a very broad spread on the start. Balsamic notes. Rating: 18.5 Jancis Robinson MW OBE - www.JancisRobinson.com

...shows a distinctive fragrant esteva (rockrose) nose, indicative of the substantial Touriga Nacional contribution to the final bend. There is a wonderful, pure-fruit quaality (red cherries and starawberry) denoting the fresh acidity, which underpins the wines structure and balance' Winemaker's notes

The Cockburn’s Vintage Port is sourced from their two main vineyards, Quinta dos Canais and Quinta do Vale Coelho, plus a small contribution from Quinta do Cachão de Arnozelo. Around 55% of the blend is sourced from Touriga Naçional vines in Quinta dos Canais, the remainder of the blend 30% Touriga Franca, 5% Sousão and 10% a mixture of old vines. The fruit was picked between September 8 and October 5 at Canais and between September 12 and 30 at Vale Coelho. It has a lifted bouquet with raisin, fresh dates and some lovely tobacco and sandalwood aromas that lend the aromatic profile complexity, although it feels rather compact at the moment. The palate is very well-balanced with a spicy, black pepper-tinged opening and very good structure. There is wonderful focus here, with a refined, clove-tinged finish and a long, spicy aftertaste so you do not forget it in a hurry. The 2011 Cockburn harks back to those classics of yesteryear. Cockburn’s is back. Rating: 94-96 Neal Martin, www.robertparker.com

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