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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Blandy’s
This blend of Malmsey and Bual has a fairly deep brown colour. Sweet, spicy, caramelized, baked apple nose. Rich, medium to medium-full bodied, spicy, sweet caramel and apple sauce flavours with a lingering raisiny finish. CSPC 674259
Type Fortified Wine - Madeira
Agent Cha Hob
Country Portugal
Rating **
Sweet Caramel
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
Blandy's has thrown away the rule-book to create a striking new Madeira. Both the modern packaging and the new style of Alvada 5 Year Old Madeira have been designed with contemporary tastes in mind. (www.blandys.com) Expressive nose producing a harmonious combination of dried fruit, orange peel and maple syrup. Richness and power in the mouth followed by a good acidity. [Part of their] Best New Release. (Decanter, Feb. 2003) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 500 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 24, 2006
Cases bought 60 (6 bottles per case)

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