Category Archives: Port

Vintage Ports for the winter season

It’s not Christmas without a nice glass of Port in hand, and it is more like an institution in our household! Port is the perfect companion to winter puds and cheeseboards, then again the favourite tipple to sink into the … Continue reading

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2011 Vintage Port – A Brilliant Opportunity

One last bite at the Cherry – In a year when the 2012 Claret en primeur campaign failed to engage wine lovers, people did manage to get excited about the 2011 Ports that were released on sale, for delivery at … Continue reading

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A Vintage Year – 2011 Burmester Port en primeur

Most Port producers have declared that they will release a 2011 Vintage, the first to be universally declared since 2007. The quality is excellent, showing great fruit purity, yet built for the long term as the fine quality tannins are silky and well integrated – indeed some … Continue reading

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The case of the undeclared vintage – a mystery

Last August we bought a parcel wines from a client, this is something we do from time to time, this particular transaction provided us with a useful selection of mature of vintage ports wines from the 1940s 1950s and 1960s. … Continue reading

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