Verdelho, Oliveira 1850

RegionMadeira
TypeFortified


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Tasting Notes

The 1850 Verdelho remains an exquisite Madeira that is one of the finest ever produced in this, the founding year of the winery. It has a well-defined bouquet with seductive notes of fresh marmalade, quince, dried mango and melted candle wax. The palate is crisp and well-defined with superb acidity that is perfectly in tune with the spice-laden vestiges of decayed fruit. It is fresh and taut, performing impressively for its 162-years of age.

Score: 96Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, August 2012

**** (4*) Fabulous colour, bouquet and flavour.

 Michael Broadbent, Vintage Wine, May 1990

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