White - Fortified

N.V. D'Oliveiras Madeira 3 Years Old Medium Sweet

White Blend

  • Portugal
  • Madeira
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • grafstrb wrote:

    January 30, 2012 - -- tasted a single glass non-blind over 30 minutes --
    -- from a half-full half bottle that was opened on 1/24/2012 --

    NOSE: tight; tawny; varnish; salinic sherry thing.

    BODY: medium-full bodied.

    TASTE: sweet, but gives a relatively dry impression; golden raisins; tawny nuttiness comes on strong on the finish – toasted pecans.

  • grafstrb wrote: (87 points)

    January 24, 2012 - -- popped and poured --
    -- tasted a couple glasses non-blind over an hour or two --

    NOSE: lightly-to-moderately expressive: acetone/epoxy; sherry-like olive salinity; faint tawny nuttiness; raisin; hints of maple and vanilla bean.

    BODY: tawny color of medium depth; medium-full bodied.

    TASTE: similar to a tawny port --- roasted pecans and walnuts; a front palate salinity similar to a fino sherry; hint of lemon-infused black tea; decent acidity; sweet, but not gloppy; 19% alc. is pretty well-hidden, as it’s noticeable only a little; seems somewhat tight.

    B: 50, 5, 11, 15, 6 = 87

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer D'Oliveiras
  • Varietal White Blend
  • Designation 3 Years Old Medium Sweet
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
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  • Appellation Madeira

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