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Pairing Cockburn’s Ports and food

Cockburn’s Ports are the perfect companion for a number of foods including cheese, chocolate and several desserts. But they are also delicious on their own as the perfect finishing touch to the end of a meal.

Food Pairings

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Why not try
Cockburn’s
Special Reserve with rich chocolate cake.

The spicy fruit in
Cockburn’s Special Reserve makes it a perfect partner for chocolates of all descriptions.

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Cockburn’s Fine Ruby goes well with a variety of soft, creamy cheeses.
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Stronger cheeses call for a different treatment. Cockburn’s Late Bottled Vintage Port pairs well with blue cheeses, cheddar, spiced cheeses and many others.
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Cockburn’s Fine White Port makes a cracking Port Tonic or, served chilled on its own, is a delight with toasted, salted nuts.
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Cockburn’s Fine Tawny Port pairs beautifully with dried fruits and nuts.
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Cockburn’s 10 and 20 Years Old Tawny Port is the ideal wine to drink with desserts. Try it with apple tart, ice cream, Portuguese custard tart, or crème brûlée and many others: the sky’s the limit.
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Cockburn’s Vintage Port has the complexity to warrant savouring it on its own. Or it makes the perfect partner to Stilton and other cheeses.
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Cockburn’s Quinta dos Canais Vintage Port is great with strong and complex cheeses too, like Stilton, blue cheeses, strong cheddar and many more.

Serving Cocktails

Cockburn’s Fine White is a great aperitif, particularly outdoors in warm weather, in an informal, relaxed surrounding. Chilled or mixed in a cocktail.

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Port & Tonic:
Mix 2 parts of tonic with 1 part of Cockburn’s Fine White, add a slice of lemon and ice at will.
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Wood aged scotch by Samson at The Lamb Club:
Mix Cockburn’s Fine White with fresh grapefruit juice and add a drop of liquid honey.
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Portofino by Duane Park
Restaurant (NYC):
Crush 2 fresh strawberries and some fresh mint. Add Cockburn’s Fine White and top it off with a dash of soda.
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