Every wine tells a story… Kopke’s Colheitas, however, tell a unique story. To taste a wine is to taste history and, in the case of this 1978 Colheita, it means remembering a remarkable event like the great fire that devastated the Museum Of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, destroying nearly the entire collection, including works by Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst and René Magritte.
Brick coloured with an amber rim. It’s nose is appealingly spiced, with enhancing notes of driedfruit. In the mouth, it is well-balanced and unctuous, with remarkable structure. A fabulous Colheita, full of elegance, with a complex and enduring finish.
Serve chilled, it reveals all its finesse and sophistication, especially when drunk with desserts made with caramel, dried fruit and spice, such as caramel fondant with apple and ginger jelly, tarte tartin, créme bruleé and medium strength cheeses. Best served between 12 and 14 degrees celsius.