Dates Salted chocolate Umami

Blandy's, Bual 1989

RRP £185

Mid walnut with a blaze of coppery gold flashes. Rich umami aromas, soy, mushroom, herb consommé, mingle with dekopon citrus, medjool dates, baklava, and salted chocolate. Enormous, concentration of flavours and textures, woody, sweet, bitter, umami, Spider silk texture with the saline spear of acidity as counterpoint. The flavours bubble through the swift flow in the mouth, utterly entrancing the taster. A meditative, contemplative experience, that echoes long after the wine has left the mouth.

Score

Wine Details

Wine Style

Fortified

Alcohol

21%

Origin

Country

Portugal

Region

Madeira DOC

Tasting Information

Blind

Yes

Tasted by

IWSC experts

UK Stockist

BI Wines & Spirits

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