- Review of the evening as a whole;
- 189? Unknown, thought to be Taylor;
- 1908 Cockburn;
- 1912 Cockburn;
- 1924 Unknown;
- 1927 Cockburn;
- 1935 Cockburn (served to left side of table);
- 1935 Cockburn (served to right side of table);
- 1947 Cockburn;
- 1950 Cockburn;
- 1955 Cockburn;
- 1960 Cockburn;
- 1963 Cockburn;
- 1967 Cockburn;
- 1970 Cockburn;
- 1975 Cockburn;
- 1977 Cockburn (unofficial bottling);
- 1983 Cockburn;
- 1985 Cockburn;
- 1991 Cockburn;
- 1994 Cockburn;
- 1997 Cockburn;
- 2000 Cockburn;
- 2003 Cockburn;
- 2007 Cockburn cask sample (Touriga Nacional);
- 2007 Cockburn cask sample (Touriga Franca);
- Planning and arrangements;
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Part of the large vertical of Cockburn which was held in The Crusting Pipe on Wednesday 8th October 2008. Links:
Darkest wine of the evening flight. My note simply says "lovely drinky stuff". I remember being surprised and impressed by this wine and it is one that can probably be obtained for not much money.
Mature red colour. A lifting nose, full of redcurrants and floral perfumes. A smooth entry, with enough acidity to make the mouth water, lots of fruit in elegant restrain, perhaps lacking a little complexity. A lingering and very elegant aftertaste. 88/100.
Miguel CÃ´rte-Real sent AHB some of his own notes on the various vintages, some obviously drafted in advance, some from the day itself.
Miguel CÃ´rte-Real wrote:1960
Shipped by most firms and have proved very popular. Rather similar to the 1950s but better (W. Fletcher in 1978)
Lots of rian during the harvest, diluting a bit the must concentration.
A fine quality year of good average colour and body and sufficient concentration to develop into an excellent stayer and a wine of delightful bouquet and flavour. (J.Smithes 1968)
Richard Mayson sonsidered Cockburn's to be one of the best of the year.
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