Cheaper Alternatives! Read more Our Special Reserve still has the lusciously ripe, vibrant fruit of youth and lovely tannins, which give it the slightly peppery spice on the tongue.
They were one of the first to plant single varietal blocks and also invested in the remote region of Douro Superior which proved to be rather successful. The crop was small abut produced grapes with wonderfully concentrated flavours, providing outstanding wines with excellent structure and intensearoma. Powerful yet elegant with ripe cherry fruits, chocolate and medicinal scents.
Be the first to review this product. Special Reserve is a medium dark ruby color, with a deep garnet edge. The blend has a clean aroma, showing maturity and finesse, with a hint of dried plums.
T oo many wine lovers think of port as a stuffy, old-fashioned drink enjoyed on cold evenings by old men puffing on cigars and swapping lies. It is anything but that, and when younger drinkers give it a try they usually are pleasantly surprised. Port is still a wonderful finish to a great meal, and it is extra good while sitting around a crackling fire in the fireplace. But modern port can be enjoyed any time of year, and not always with dessert.
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Established by Scotsman Robert Cockburn inwho returned to Portugal after first visiting the country as a soldier fighting under Wellington in the Napoleonic Wars. Cockburn's vineyard holdings are some of the largest in the Douro region which gives the house valuable flexibility in selecting only the very best fruit for their ports. This Special Reserve Port is a mature off -dry style with a 'vintage character' of dried plums, walnuts and tobacco aromas and a palate that is soft and mellow with a nice, long length.
Prices vary based on delivery destination it's a tax thingso please change it if you're not shipping within Ukraine as it might affect the price! The perfect accompaniment to a good selection of cheese or a rich pudding, Cockburns Fine Ruby Port is big and bold with spiced plum and stewed red fruit notes. More info.
Together, they built a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. It was one of the first companies to plant vineyards in the remote Douro Superior, it was instrumental in resurrecting the now iconic Touriga Nacional grape variety from obscurity and it revolutionised the port trade in when it invented Special Reserve, creating a whole new category. The brand also has a tradition of humorous marketing, with many people still fondly remembering the legendary TV ads from the 70s and 80s. The acquisition was followed by a historic tasting of Cockburn's ports, going back through the decades, aimed at understanding the essence of what made Cockburn's great.
Join Learn more. Cockburn's Special Reserve Port Follow. Established by Scotsman Robert Cockburn inwho returned to Portugal after first visiting the country as a soldier fighting under Wellington in the Napoleonic Wars. Cockburn's vineyard holdings are some of the largest in the Douro region which gives the house valuable flexibility in selecting only the very best fruit for their ports.