Cockburn’s Special Reserve

2012-12-07 13.18.14Cockburn’s was founded in 1815 by Robert Cockburn, a former soldier of the British army who fought in Portugal against the French army.

Cockburn’s history will always be related to the launch of a Special Reserve label in 1969. Since then the quality of Port grapes increased a lot and the demand of a new kind of vintage – the vintage character style has born. Nowadays belongs to the Symington family.

Cockburn’s Special Reserve has a medium dark ruby color, a clean aroma with lots of balance and dark plums intensity. Beautiful texture, tannins and persistence. It deserves more attention in Portugal.