J. S. RASCH VIN & SPIRITUS
J. S. Rasch wine and colonial trade has been selling the good things in life since 1807. The current ownership goes back 2 generations.
Douro Valley Port
Wonderfully aged ‘vintage tawny’ in a creamy, velvety soft and perfectly mature style. Unlike so many other old wines, you have a guarantee of good taste and perfect storage.
Before bottling in 2019, this specialty from Kopke spent no less than 44 years on old barrels before it was estimated to be ready to drink. It is expensive to store port wine for that long, calculating an annual evaporation of 2-4% and not least the accompanying capital tied up. That this wine requires no more than a double grip in the pocket can only surprise. Instead, you can so head-shakingly rejoice at how amazing a lot of wine you get for your money with long-term parked tawny.
Kopke Colheita 1975 presents itself as drinkable, ultra-complex and extremely elegant in the classic Kopke style with ethereal aromas of dried fruits, lemon peel, oranges, nuts, smoke and the acid freshness that makes the wine ‘weightless’ and concentrated at the same time. The puppy’s sweet puppy has evaporated and the volatile acid has found its way into just the right amount. In the glass you get one of the world’s great meditation wines, which can also be enjoyed with a well-aged cow ‘s milk cheese with accessories from slightly pickled prunes or raisins and a slice of butter toasted bread.
Served by a spacious glass of white wine at a temperature of 13-18 °
94 points from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
International Wine and Spirit Competition 2001 – Gold Medal
World Wine Selection 2010 – Gold Medal
“This is a lovely Colheita, gentle, yet complex and very graceful, with a powerful nose in the background, bright acidity and considerable charm. It finishes sweet and richer than the mid-palate initially suggests as it has those concentrated flavors I adore in Colheitas. It gathers steam and manages to deliver intensity and concentration while remaining elegant and balanced, with some brandy-laced bursts of acidity dancing around. The good acidity gives it a lively feel, but ultimately what makes this a beauty is the combination of harmony and intensity, as odd as that sounds. There is some tannic pop on the finish at times, too. It covers all the bases, assertive without being obvious. The more I drank this, the more I liked it. At the price, it is a rather nice deal. ”