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10-YEAR-OLD MALVASIA MADEIRA Madeira
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Justino Henriques
Medium deep ambering brown colour. Sweet, plummy, caramel-vanilla nose. Very sweet, medium-full bodied, rich, caramel, honeyed plum and brown sugar flavours with a lingering finish. CSPC 69575
Type Fortified Wine - Madeira
Agent RKW Win
Country Portugal
Region Madeira
Rating **+
Tangy, Sweet & Rich
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
Malvasia (a.k.a. Malmsey) is the sweetest of the four styles of Madeira. Though it's the 'sweetest' of the bunch, the inherently high acidity of a Madeira gives this an even drier aspect than Port. The intensity of a 10-year-old Madeira has to be tried to be believed. Enjoy with mature cheeses, dried fruits or nuts. Price $ 35.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 24, 2008
Cases bought 75 (12 bottles per case)

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