Category: 5 Years Old

Eastwell Madeira

  In the 19th century it was, especially in the United States, common to see Madeira wine named after the ship that transported the wine to America. Back then, Madeira wines traded in casks and hence were stenciled after ship…

Gone Fishin’ – Veramar Reserva

  ‘I often mix among ordinary people. I have taken the tube and I love to meet poor people. And I talk to them occasionally too, and sometimes give my autograph for free.’  No. It’s not me. The quote belongs…

Blandy’s 5 Years Old Verdelho

  Young Madeira and a classic grape. In my world there’s no doubt; Verdelho and Malvasia are the ones that offer most of their respective grape typicity. Perhaps because they have a quite clear, defined style from the beginning? The…

Images From ViniPortugal In Stockholm

  Among all wine events visiting Stockholm throughout the year, the Wines of Portugal day, arranged by ViniPortugal, are often one of the best. The 2014 version was not only yet a well organized journey through Portuguese wines, it was…

Henriques & Henriques 5 Years Old Medium Rich

You know, I do drink Madeira wine that doesn’t cost a fortune. Not only because my wallet doesn’t allow the extravaganza but also to never loose perspective. One who only drinks the best will never have anything to compare with…

Vinhos Barbeito: A grande finale

-There are more modern instruments, but we like this old one, Americo says when explaining for me how they measure the alcohol content in the wines. We’re standing in the laboratory of Vinhos Barbeito together with Americo Pereira who’s guiding…

Ett udda par!

  Greppet är nytt, helt nytt. Att blanda ädla druvsorter. Samtidigt som det är innovativt av Madeira Wine Company är det också ett nödvändigt drag för att attrahera nya potentiella konsumenter, särskilt efter att den största kassakon slutligen försvann 2001….

Cossart Gordon 5 YO Sercial

Jag tror jag skämt bort mig själv på sistone. Genomsnittsåldern på vinerna som skänkts har nuddat vid sekelskiftesålder och det är dags att åter landa i vardagen! Vad är då bättre än ett glas av Cossart Gordon’s femåriga Sercial? Det…

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