Cockburn's Vintage Ports are very full bodied with characteristic floral and esteva (rock rose) aromas, with fresh acidity and a characteristic long, dry finish.
Dow´s Ports have a distinctive quality and style: superbly concentrated wines that are scented with violet and mint aromas, intense and tannic when young, maturing towards a superlative racy elegance with age. Dow’s hallmark is its attractive and distinctively drier finish as compared with other Port brands.
Gould Campbell's Vintage Ports tend towards a very full bodied, rich style.
Graham’s Ports stand out for their intense, opulent, sweet style, with great concentration of rich fruit and floral aromas and flavours, and the backbone of tannins to ensure a long life in bottle.
Charles Symington, head winemaker, said that without the tie to a specific quinta and terroir-driven style, Martinez is an opportunity to “just have some fun making interesting, satisfying wines” from the grapes supplied to us by small producers.
Quarles Harris’s flavour profile is a firm and slightly dry style.
Great aromatic complexity and endless layers of sumptuous fruit, rich and well balanced wines, with great concentration and tannic structure. The wines have hallmark mineral tones on the palate.
Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Ports are very concentrated, powerful wines, showing ripe fruit flavours such as blueberry and blackcurrent.
Smith Woodhouse Ports have outstanding length and structure and are drier than most. Its Vintage Ports show a characteristic opulent rich style, balanced by firm hard tannins. Ageing gives these wines an unmatched elegance.
Warre’s Vintage Ports combine elegance, length and balance whilst still retaining the underlying rich opulence of great Vintage Port.