Appetizer

Henriques & Henriques 5 Years Full Rich

Age 5 J. - 0,75 liter - 19% ABV
€ 22,60 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
in stock
16,95
Article: Henriques & Henriques Full Rich 5 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: 5 Years
Grape variety: Only a tenth of the 2.100 hectare vineyard on the island of Madeira are equipped with the four noble white kinds - the "castas nobres" Sercial, Verdelho, Bual and Malvasia. Most wines are won by the kind of Tinto Negro mole.
Alcohol: 19%
Characteristics: Complex smell of dark chocolate and nuts roasted; exotic fruit sweet, piquant fullness, long reverberation.
Colour: Middle amber
Drinking temperature: 15 °C
Drink recommendation: To nuts and dried fruits, brave starters, ripe hard cheese as well as sweet desserts based on 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 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