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Blandys 5 year

the winery: "Dark, golden brown with characteristic From the winery: "Dark, golden brown with characteristic Madeira bouquet of raisins, toffee and nuts. Sweet with a rich, Madeira bouquet of raisins, toffee and nuts. Sweet with a rich, full bodied, honeyed and complex finish and beautifully full bodied, honeyed and complex finish and beautifully balanced acidity. Blandy's 5 year old Malmsey was aged in balanced acidity. Blandy's 5 year old Malmsey was aged in American oak casks in the traditional 'Canteiro' system. This American oak casks in the traditional 'Canteiro' system. This comprises of the gentle heating of the wine in the lofts of the comprises of the gentle heating of the wine in the lofts of the lodges in Funchal. Over the years the wine is transferred from lodges in Funchal. Over the years the wine is transferred from the top floors to the middle floors and eventually to the the top floors to the middle floors and eventually to the ground floor where it is cooler. After this gradual 'estufagem' ground floor where it is cooler. After this gradual 'estufagem' the wine underwent racking and fining before the blend was the wine underwent racking and fining before the blend was assembled and bottled. Blandy's 5 year old Malmsey is fined assembled and bottled. Blandy's 5 year old Malmsey is fined and does not require decanting. It is a superb and does not require decanting. It is a superb accompaniment to dessert dishes, especially fruit, cakes, rich accompaniment to dessert dishes, especially fruit, cakes, rich chocolate puddings and cheeses. It has been bottled when chocolate puddings and cheeses. It has been bottled when ready for drinking and will keep for several months after ready for drinking and will keep for several months after opening."

5 months ago by Edward L.

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