Blandy’s 5 Year Old Verdelho

Blandy’s, Madeira, 5 Year Old, Verdelho nv The flavor profile puts together the best of Amontillado from Spain with a splash of sweetness. You’ll find a woody, nutty essence with warmth and dried oranges.

Casks aging on the island of MadeiraThis is a weighty aperitif that celebrates bold flavours and an underlying sense of the fortifying spirit. Verdelho is a style of Madeira that I grew to appreciate during our visit there some years ago, when we would drink it on the balcony before walking along the ocean to dinner. Produced and bottled by the Madeira Wine Company in Funchal 19% purchased for $21.50 at Traverso’s Blandy’s

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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