Kopke 10 Year Tawny Port has a golden honey colour. It has deep red fruit flavours and a mouth-filling richness.The red fruit structure merges easily into a more mature, nutty character. It has a smooth, rich, chocolate texture. Its dryness, of wood ageing, is shown through the sweet caramel that leads to the magnificent aftertaste.
The grapes for Kopke 10 Year Tawny Port were hand-harvest, at their best moment then destemmed, crushed and vinified in a careful maceration. This process takes place in vats at a controlled temperature between 28-30ºC, until reaching the desired Baumé. At this phase, brandy is added, originating a fortified wine. It maturated in wood for an average of 10 years, expressing the character of the wine in what concerns the characteristics conferred by the ageing in oak casks.
Kopke 10 Year Tawny Port is a balanced aged Tawny Port, fruity with a good ageing hints. Red fruits are well present with an extraordinary acidity, holding wood and spice flavours. It has a delicious, ripe aftertaste.
Store and Serve Advice:
Serving temperature at 15ºC-16ºC.
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