Cockburn's port declares 2007 vintage

07 May, 2009

Beam Globalís Cockburnís port has declared two vintage wines: Cockburnís Vintage 2007 and Quinta dos Canais Vintage 2007.

The Cockburnís Vintage 2007 is blended from Touriga Nacional (45%) and Touriga Franca (40%) sourced from Quinta dos Canais. The balance is made up of a blend of grapes from old vineyards the Quinta das Amendoeiras close to Canais.

The Quinta dos Canais 2007 vintage has been blended from two grape varieties, Touriga Nacional (72%) and Tinta Roriz (28%).

Cockburnís managing director and master blender Miguel CŰrte-Real said: ďThe Cockburnís 2007 vintage will be recorded as one of Cockburnís finest due to its great complexity of flavours, balance and rich tannins.

ďThe wineís depth will ensure long ageing potential.Ē





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