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Madeira D' Oliveiras Boal 1982

MDRA065
An outstanding Madeira wine from this world renowned producer.
Vintage:
1982
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
Medium Sweet
ABV:
20%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
Portugal
Sub Region:
Funchal
Body:
Medium sweet, rich and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink Now
Closure Type:
Cork
£79.99
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D'Oliveira

The company Pereira D'Oliveira (Vinhos) was founded in 1850, and is still in the hands of the founding family. It has however grown by acquisition and can trace its roots backto the 1820's. Its headquarters in Funchal dates to the 1600's. D'Oliveira is reported to produce 150,00 litres of wines per year, and produces a wide range of wines including Tinta Negra wines at 3.5 and 15 year old. D'Oliveira also produces Sercial Verdelho, Bual, Malmsey and Terrantez wines. wines marketed upto 10 years old are produced using the Estufagem process, wines marketed as 15 years old are produced using the Canteiro process of maturation.

Tasting Notes

Medium orange amber colour with 1mm clear meniscus; appealing, light coffee, almond, reminiscent of Moroccan bastilla on the nose with a hint of passion fruit; tight, silky textured, tasty, balanced, rounded, tart orange, tart passion fruit palae with a vague sense of light salt; long finish.

Food Matches

Boal is great with any desserts that incorporate nuts, figs, stewed fruit, caramel or chocolate. With aromatic, rich cheeses, Boal is an amazing pairing. Boal smells and tastes like roasted coffee, salted caramel, bitter cacao, dates and golden raisins.