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Henriques & Henriques 15 Years Boal halbsüß

Age 15 J. - 0,75 liter - 20% ABV
€ 54,60 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
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Article: Henriques Boal halbsüß 15 Years
Country: Portugal / Isle of Madeira
Classification: Madeira, "e; Denominação de previous Controlada "e; corresponds to a vintage wine of certain cultivable areas
Producer: Henriques & Henriques
Age: 15 Years
Grape variety: Bual, the anglicized form of the Portuguese name Boal, stands as an expression for a style of Madeira which shows a large fullness at the same time, is not however as sweet as Malmsey.
Alcohol: 20%
Colour: Amber with golden shades.
Flavour: Intense and deep aroma of dried fruits, showing its age.
Taste: Medium rich palate of dried fruits, full-bodied and complex, good balance between the acidity and sweetness.
Drinking temperature: Decant at 16° C
Drink recommendation: Excellent accompaniment to rich desserts and chocolates. It can also be enjoyed with coffee and as a digestive.

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 British man was administrators and vintners of the enterprise for 53 years and 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.

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