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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer JUSTINO'S
Dark orange amber colour. Fairly intense, complex, caramel-driven, sweet, plummy nose. Sweet, medium-full bodied, spicy, warm, caramel flavours with a lingering, somewhat figgy, slight Sultana raisin, high acid finish. Last appeared in Vintages (**/**+) on February 19, 2011 at $18.95. TONY ASPLER: 90 - BEST BUY - Burnt amber colour; sweet, caramel and dried fig nose; medium to full-bodied, intense, burnt orange peel, dried fig and grilled nut flavours with racy acidity. Has 19% alcohol and 114 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 196840
Type Fortified Wine - Madeira
Agent Tan Sel
Country Portugal
Rating ***(90 points)
Sweet, Complex, Intense, Caramel
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
Established in 1870, Justino's is one of the oldest Madeira producers. In 2011, David Lawrason awarded this product a rating of 90 points, citing its \"... complex dried apricot, lemon wax, walnut and underlying oxidative, wet leather character ... [and] Dried orange peel, clove and tamarind flavours ...\" (winealign.com, Feb. 16, 2011). You can expect the same level of complexity and pleasure from this release. Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 14, 2016
Cases bought 98 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - NOT PRESENTED   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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