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Henriques & Henriques Single Harvest Fine Rich 1997

Year 1997 - 0,5 liter - 19% ABV
€ 73,70 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
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Article: Henriques & Henriques Single Harvest Fine Rich 1997
Country: Portugal / Isle of Madeira
Classification: Madeira, " Denominação de previous Controlada " corresponds to a vintage wine of certain cultivable areas.
Producer: Henriques & Henriques
Vintage: 1997
Grape variety: Tinta Negra
Alcohol: 19%
Colour: Amber gold
Flavour: Intensive bouquet with clear notes of dried fruits.
Taste: At the palate complex with notes of hazelnuts, walnuts and honey.
Finish: Pleasing length.
Drink recommendation: Excellent with chocolate and desserts.

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 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