Topaz color with golden reflections. Characteristic Madeira bouquet of dried fruits, orange peels and notes of wood. Medium dry at first, followed by an attractive freshness of citrus flavors, with a long, luxurious finish. Madeira is also a great ingredient in a cocktail and pairs particularly well with gin and lime, orange liqueur and lemonade, even whiskey!
Old hard cheeses, cheeses with herbs or spices like cloves, stews, lamb, game dishes, walnuts, sweet spices such as cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and spices such as fennel, fenugreek. In terms of dessert, dark chocolate brownies.
Third Party Reviews
Spicy and lush, with butterscotch overtones to the dried pear, apricot and flint flavours. Complex mid-palate, with an engaging minerality and a supple finish, revealing touches of honey. Score 90, Wine Spectator, 2014