Category: Blends

Henriques & Henriques: 15 Years Old Sercial

  The bouquet is an invitation to a world of associations. I’m thrown between Denmark and Indonesia, Christmas and summertime, before I have that sip and land in Madeira. There’s such complexity in aged Madeira just grabbing you while saying:…

Henriques & Henriques 20 years old Terrantez

You know, there’s a saying in Portugal: “As uvas de Terrantez, não as comas nem as dês, para vinho Deus as fez.” Meaning: The grapes of Terrantez are not for eating, nor to give them away, but for wine god…

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…

Pereira d’Oliveira 15 Years Old Meio Seco

In a perfect world the only Madeira I’m having is the Frasqueira’s; Vintage Madeira. Reality however doesn’t look like that and although the Colheita’s makes it easier for my wallet – and less explaining needed to my wife – it’s…

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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