White - Fortified

1968 D'Oliveiras Madeira Boal

Boal

  • Portugal
  • Madeira
Drink between 2016 - 2018 (Edit)
CT93.5 7 reviews
1968
Borrowed from 1984
1984
1968
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • isaacjamesbaker wrote: (93 points)

    February 4, 2016 - Madeira Pilgrimage; 2/1/2016-2/4/2016 (Madeira): Aromas of orange marmalade, dried apricots, sweet caramel, clove and floral potpourri. Tart and zesty on the palate, this is a bold but sharp wine. Flavors of apricot jam, almond, coffee, spiced tea, floral perfume, and a mix of candied and salted nuts.

  • samjul Likes this wine: (95 points)

    February 3, 2016 - Loved it. delicious. Consistent vanilla, almond, toffee, caramel notes throughout, incredibly long finish. incredible wine

  • isaacjamesbaker wrote: (94 points)

    October 13, 2015 - Madeira Wine Institute Tasting (Washington, DC): Dark caramel color. Lovely aromas of dried fruit trail mix, caramel, sweet tea, clove, aloe, all sorts of sweet spice notes. Rich and so silky yet stays forward and fresh, which is quite a thing. I pick up on flavors of apricot jam, dried pineapple, floral perfume, spiced apple cider and a really interesting salty note. Long, smooth, pure and persistent. Enjoy now or bury for your children or grandchildren to enjoy.

  • jdunlap Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 31, 2015 - Tasted this wine (and others) at D'Olivera's Madeira lodge in Funchal, Portugal. This was a lovely wine and and is more approachable and was a nice intro to the one of the four classic varietals of Madeira. Good color and similar to the 1977 Terrantez tried earlier. Smooth nose and wonderful palate of nuts and tawny grapiness. A warm inviting wine with lovely vanilla element. Quite nice.

  • Papies wrote:

    August 24, 2015 - Quite round and welcoming . Even from the start this lovely wine was singing. Rich, nutty, cake feel, ripe fruits , sweet core, very much alive and vibrant. Among the most approachable of Madeiras we have had. Feels like it has s few more decades in it and pretty enjoyable .

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1968
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer D'Oliveiras
  • Varietal Boal
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madeira

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 6 (11%)
  • In Cellars 40 (75%)
  • Consumed 7 (13%)

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