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Cockburn's 1935

Tasting Notes

Richard Mayson critic

www.richardmayson.com source
2012 tasting note year

Mid-deep amber-mahogany; lovely lifted aromas, fine delicate and perfumed with a touch of toffee; sweet honeyed and mellifluous in style with dusty tannins on the finish, drying out and a bit flat after an hour or so in the glass. Not nearly as good as the last time I tasted this.

Score: 3 Stars

Dominic Symington critic

SFE source
2012 tasting note year

Very pale, light.  Smokey, light peppery spicy nose, attractive.  Hints of a bazaar spice shop!  Long finish, lovely fresh flavours, very good.

Rupert Symington critic

SFE source
2012 tasting note year

Pale gold.   Butterscotch nose.  Soft, pretty without being exceptional.   Raisiny fruit.  Short bitter almond finish.

Richard Mayson critic

www.richardmayson.com source
2008 tasting note year

From the days when Cockburn was  one of the leading producers of vintage Port, this one bottled by Jeffersons of  Whitehaven, Cumbria:  good deep centre, amber-tawny rim; lovely open, fragrant, floral aromas, quintessential vintage Port nose; ripe, sweet, still firm with bitter chocolate power and depth, fine bitter-sweet finish. Very elegant with near perfect poise.

Score: 5 Stars

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
2000 tasting note year

My only remaining bottle decanted for a dinner party at our London flat in May 2000:  a lovely palish rosehip colour; low-keyed at first but a beautiful sweet fragrance emerged.  Still very sweet and powerful, combining softness and grip.  Glorious.

In November 2000 a bottle from another cellar: its classic 'waxy' bouquet, showing age but still sweet; perfect weight, thinning and fading, with ethereal, refined elegance.

Score: 5 Stars

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
1999 tasting note year

Rosehip colour, gentle, harmonious bouquet, drying out but lovely, spicy, attenuated flavour.

Score: 5 Stars

Michael Broadbent MW critic

Vintage Wine (book, Broadbent, 2002) source
1990 tasting note year

My notes started in 1953, 'only' 18 years old then (the Port, not me):  Full, fruity and spirity for a '35.  Perfect condition in 1966. By 1990, fully mature appearance, bouquet and palate.  Sweet, gentle bouquet; medium-sweet, lightish and lean.  Brandy and acidity a bit obtrusive.

Score: 5 Stars

James Suckling critic

Vintage Port (book, Suckling, 1990) source
1990 tasting note year

Superlative finesse in a bottle.  Light red, with a claret-like black currant nose, medium-bodied, with superbly balanced plum and cherry flavours, medium soft tannins and a long finish.  It is truly wonderful now.  One of Cockburn's greatest wines.

Score: 92

More about Cockburn's

To learn more about Cockburn's here on The Vintage Port Site, read a concise Profile of the Cockburn's Brand, and detailed viticultural profiles of Quinta dos Canais and Quinta do Vale Coelho.  If you would like to learn even more about Cockburn's history and the full range of Ports styles offered, visit the Cockburn's website.

See details of other years in which this wine was made

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  5. 2000
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  10. 1983
  11. 1975
  12. 1970
  13. 1967
  14. 1963
  15. 1960
  16. 1955
  17. 1950
  18. 1947
  19. 1945
  20. 1931
  21. 1927
  22. 1912
  23. 1908
  24. 1904
  25. 1900
  26. 1896
  27. 1894
  28. 1890


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