Henriques & Henriques 10 Years Malvasia

Age 10 J. - 0,75 liter - 20% ABV
€ 49,20 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
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Article: Henriques Malvasia 10 Years
Country: Portugal / Isle of Madeira
Classification: Madeira, " Denominação de previous Controlada " corresponds to a vintage wine of certain cultivable areas.
Producer: Henriques & Henriques
Age: 10 Years
Grape variety: Malvasia, the brits trivialized mention this one "to Malmsey", is one of the oldest types of vine still known to us at all.
Alcohol: 20%
Colour: Dark amber
Taste: Complex smell of tobacco, leather and caramelized dried up fruits, exotic fruit- sweetness, fine tasty elegance. Long continuous taste.
Drinking temperature: Decant at 16 °C
Drink recommendation: To nuts and dried fruits, brave starters, stewed wild dishes in a Madeira sauce, ripe hard cheese and desserts based on dark chocolate.

The island of Madeira being part of Portugal is a steep rising rock formation off the Moroccan coast. In the 18th century the Dutchmen spent large quantities of Madeira wine over the sea route to the new world. They noticed that the wine did not come through the cruise only well, but the crossing the line ceremony changed it excellently in the smell and taste. The barrels begin merely a symbolic cruise today. Similar conditions which award its typical taste to the Madeira are feigned into the so-called Estufas. The old company Henriques & Henriques, once in the possession of the Portuguese royal house, is in John Cossart's possession today. The father of the ambitious brit was administrators and vintners of the enterprise for 53 yearsand then, after the death of the last Henriques which died without successors in 1978, majority owner. With 15 hectares of proprietary possession the biggest grapes producer of this island.

Allergens: Sulphites
Further details
Country of origin: Portugal
Company: Henriques & Henriques Vinhos SA
Address: Sítio de Belém 9300-138 Camara de Lobos, Madeira