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Malvasia Reserva Madeira NV Barbeito 500ml

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£14.95

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One Line Description Malvasia Reserva Madeira Barbeito, sweet but balanced
Production Method Conventional
Country Portugal Portuguese
Region Madeira, Portugal
Producer Barbeito
Vintage Non Vintage
Wine Type Port, Sherry and other Fortified Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Malvasia Bianca
Alcohol 19% abv
Decanter Specialist Organic Wine Retailer 2017 Winner
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The Reserva Malvasia Barbeito Madeira is most certainly a sweet wine, but with great balancing acidity (the same acidity that lacks in a sherry of course and which makes Madeira so easy to drink). If serving as a dessert wine, it partners very well with dishes which contain caramel, dried fruits, toffee, all the things that your children love, just don't give them the wine.

Ricardo Diogo de Freitas took over the winemaking at the family firm in 1993, and hasn't looked back. He has been the first to install robotic lagares on the island, the first to bottle vineyard specific Tinta Negra, the first to not bottle anything with added caramel, and so the list goes on. Single Cask bottlings, whilst thought of as revolutionary on Madeira, when Ricardo launched the first one (in modern times) in 2003, were really only inspired by the way things were done in older times. Madeira is one of those wines which always has everyone flocking at trade tasting events, we buy loads of bottles, proudly display them on our shelves and talk about them with gusto and then....no-one really buys them! Why not, Madeira has it all, flavour, freshness, complexity, (extra booze of course) and a myriad of style which mean you can have them with virtually any food going!

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