Henriques & Henriques Monte Seco Extra Dry White

0,75 liter - 19% ABV
€ 18,00 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
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Article: Henriques & Henriques Monte Seco Extra Dry White
Country: Portugal / Isle of Madeira
Classification: Madeira, " Denominação de previous Controlada " corresponds to a vintage wine of certain cultivable areas.
Producer: Henriques & Henriques
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: Fresh smell of dried apricots and smoke; delicious fruit seasoning easy and attractive, fine sharp reverberation.
Colour: Light straw-coloured
Drinking temperature: Served at cellar temperature.
Drink recommendation: As aperitif to nuts or light savoury biscuits, salads with fried free gifts or moderate cream cheeses.

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.

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