BLANDY'S Verdelho 10 Years Old

Clear and bright topaz colour, with a golden hue right up to the rim. Fresh and fragrant bouquet of dried fruits and spice with luxurious warm orangey aromas. Medium dry and full- bodied. Concentrated and fresh with a pleasant zesty bittersweet edge from a finally balanced acidity. Long lingering aftertaste of exotic fruits with spicy overtones.

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GRAPE VARIETIES
Verdelho

 

VINIFICATION
Blandy's 10 year old Medium Dry Verdelho underwent fermentation off the skins with natural yeast at temperatures between 18°C - 21°C in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. After approximately 4 days, fortification with grape brandy takes place, arresting fermentation at the desired degree of sweetness.

 

MATURATION
Blandy’s 10 Year Old Verdelho was aged for 10 years in seasoned American oak casks in the traditional ‘Canteiro’ system, whereby the casks of this wine are gradually transferred from the top floors of the lodge, where it is naturally warmer, to the middle floors and eventually to the ground floor where it is cooler. During this totally natural ageing, the wine underwent regular racking before finally being bottled.

 

SPECIFICATION
Alcohol: 19% ABV pH: 3.45 Baume? degree (20oC): 2.2 Volatile Acidity: 0.36 g/l

 

SERVING & CELLARAGE
Blandy's 10 year old Verdelho is fined and does not require decanting. It is excellent as an aperitif but is also exceedingly good with soups, feathered game and pate?s. It has been bottled when ready for drinking and will keep for several months after opening.

 

PRESS COMMENTS
“Enjoy Madeira as an ape?ritif, a pudding wine, or to add depth to soups and sauces. Blandy’s 10 Year Old Medium Dry Verdelho. Spicy and smoky, serve with foie gras, pa?te?, nuts or chocolate. Red Magazine ~ April 2006 ~ Drink This

 

TASTING NOTES
Clear and bright topaz colour, with a golden hue right up to the rim. Fresh and fragrant bouquet of dried fruits and spice with luxurious warm orangey aromas. Medium dry and full- bodied. Concentrated and fresh with a pleasant zesty bittersweet edge from a finally balanced acidity. Long lingering aftertaste of exotic fruits with spicy overtones.

 

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