White - Fortified

N.V. Justino Henriques Madeira Verdelho 10 Years Old


  • Portugal
  • Madeira
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CT89.8 10 reviews
Label borrowed from 1994
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • Xavier Auerbach wrote: (90 points)

    June 26, 2015 - Bottling date not specified but clearly very recent. Beautiful medium orange gold shot with amber (like an old Sauternes or Tokaji); discreet nose, fresh style, subtle note of candied fruit, light caramel, sea breeze and a floral top note; the medium-dry palate displays admirable concentration and power, peach, mouthwatering acidity and quite austere, salty concentration; very dry finish with lemon fruit. Impressive. Not everybody's cup of tea but I like it a lot.

  • John Nezlek wrote: (90 points)

    February 27, 2015 - I am not that familiar with Madeira, so this note needs to be considered in that context. I am not one for listing extensive, specific flavors, although noting this, this wine was flavorful. A bit sweet, but not very much so. You could drink this as an aperitif or a dessert wine. I tried it both ways and preferred the dessert wine mode. Keep in mind the extra alcohol -- 20% -- this can leave you a little under the weather on the next day. I have another. No rush to drink it, although I don't think it will improve very much.

  • henrygjeffreys Likes this wine:

    April 29, 2014 - nutty floral
    just a touch of sweeness
    really tangy, lemons,oranges
    super lively
    really very long

  • bino wrote: (91 points)

    December 25, 2011 - Clear amber colour. Strong nose of orange and its zest, plums and figs. Nearly dry taste, high in alcohol and powerful, very good pre dinner wine

  • Henman wrote: (91 points)

    July 20, 2011 - On the nose some orange peel and slight mineral,rancio notes.Very nice semi-dry palate,smooth and balanced,showing vibrant bitter orange and rather subtle mineral and rancio flavors.Good balancing acidity.Incredibly smooth,almost silky aftertaste for a madeira.Hedonistic stuff.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer Justino Henriques
  • Varietal Verdelho
  • Designation 10 Years Old
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madeira

Community Holdings

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  • In Cellars 13 (28%)
  • Consumed 34 (72%)

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