Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira
  • Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira
  • Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira
  • Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira
Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira
91 pts Wine Spectator - Colour and clear, amber Colour with tinges of gold on the rim. Superbly complex. Great intensity, revealing a bouquet of dried fruits such as figs and prunes, with notes of almonds and oak and subtle hints of toffee and vanilla ...
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Quantity
Em Stock
Type
Madeira
Region
Madeira
Varieties
Bual
Year
NV
Bottle Size
500 ml
Volume
19%
Winemaker
Michael Blandy and Chris Blandy

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Last time this product was bought: 05/15/2021

Winemaking:
Blandy's 10 year old Medium Rich Bual underwent fermentation off the skins with natural yeast at temperatures between 18°C - 21°C in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. After approximately 3 days, fortification with grape brandy takes place, arresting fermentation at the desired degree of sweetness. Blandy’s 10 Year Old Bual was aged for 10 years in seasoned American oak casks in the traditional ‘Canteiro’ system, whereby the casks of this wine are gradually transferred from the top floors of the lodge, where it is naturally warmer, to the middle floors and eventually to the ground floor where it is cooler. During this totally natural ageing, the wine underwent regular racking before finally being bottled.

Grape Varieties:
Bual

Tasting Notes:
Colour and clear, amber Colour with tinges of gold on the rim. Superbly complex. Great intensity, revealing a bouquet of dried fruits such as figs and prunes, with notes of almonds and oak and subtle hints of toffee and vanilla spice. sumptuous. Medium sweet and very smooth with a superb balance of coffee and fruit flavours with a clean and sharp acidity. Lovely persistent aftertaste.

Store and Serve Advices:
As an aperitif serve at a temperature of 10ºC; as a dessert wine serve at 16ºC.

Food Pairing:
Blandy's 10 year old Bual is fined and does not require decanting. It is a fine accompaniment to dessert dishes, especially fruit, cakes, rich chocolate puddings and cheeses. It has been bottled when ready for drinking and will keep for several months after opening.

Reviews and Awards:
. 91 points in Wine Spectator Magazine;
. 90 points in CellarTracker;
. 89 points in Robert Parker;
. 17,5 points in Jancis Robinson;
. Gold medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014;
. Silver medal International Wine Challenge 2014;
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2014;
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2013;
. Silver Outstanding medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013;
. Silver medal International Wine Challenge 2013;
. Silver medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2012;
. Silver Outstanding medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012;
. Bronze medal International Wine Challenge 2012.

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    — Wine Spectator     —    07/01/2016

91 points - Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira

Offers a spicy aroma, with molasses notes and flavors of dried ginger, citrus and baked pear. Reveals plenty of vanilla and cream details on the rich finish. Drink now through 2025. 100 cases imported.

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Blandys 10 years Bual Madeira

91 pts Wine Spectator - Colour and clear, amber Colour with tinges of gold on the rim. Superbly complex. Great intensity, revealing a bouquet of dried fruits such as figs and prunes, with notes of almonds and oak and subtle hints of toffee and vanilla ...
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