White - Fortified

1895 D'Oliveiras Madeira Malvazia Reserva


  • Portugal
  • Madeira
Drink between 2005 - 2027 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • Ebrim Likes this wine: (94 points)

    October 12, 2015 - Clean and clear with medium brown core and watery rim, developed.

    on the nose it is medium+ intense w/ aromas of dried figs, caramell, toffee, coffee, hazelnuts, roasted almonds. Developed

    on the palate it is sweet and has medium+ acidity, high % and pronunced body and flavour intensity w/aromas of dried fruit like figs and pruns, nuts, roasted almonds, caramell, toffee and coffee, some nougat. Long aftertaste

    Very well balanced and concentrated, intensity dominated by dried fruit and i would guess about 110gr RS pr/Liter. Solid lenght and deep complexity. Outstanding quality, 94-95p

  • Anonymous wrote: (91 points)

    October 18, 2008 - Madeira @ Triomphe (New York City): Lovely wine. Toffee, butterscotch and an unctuous texture. Rich and sweet, with adequate (not great) acids. My notes read "baked pastry"... not sure where that came from.

  • Anonymous wrote: (93 points)

    April 3, 2008 - Madeira @ Plumpjack's (San Francisco): Dark sweet and luscious. Although a bit soft relative to the other Malvazias in the flight, this still had very sound acidity. Great length. My notes are starting to get a bit shorter as the night wears on.

  • Anonymous wrote: (94 points)

    March 10, 2007 - Madeira @ The Caucus Room (Washington DC): Nutty and figgy. Some maple and brown sugar with excellent acids. Unctuous and rich. Beautifully long and detailed finish. A wonderful example of the genre. VERY GOOD.

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  • By Roy Hersh
    Issue #57, 5/21/2010

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    December 2008, Issue #38

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    May 2009, Issue #42

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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/21/2010 (link) 95 points

    (D'Oliveiras Madeira Malvazia Reserva) Dark brown color with yellow green meniscus and ruby lights; roasted coffee, nutty, walnut, light toffee, vaguely salty nose; tasty, focused, tart roast coffee, walnut, tart lemon, lemon honey palate with medium acidity; long finish 95+ pts.

  • By Richard Jennings
    4/3/2008 (link) 93 points

    (D'Oliveiras Madeira Malvazia Reserva) Very dark brwon color with red lights and very pale yellow meniscus; very focused, VA, bark, coffee nose; big, focused, tart fig, coffee, smoke palate with high acidity for a Malvasia; long finish 93+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1895
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer D'Oliveiras
  • Varietal Malvazia
  • Designation Reserva
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madeira

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (3%)
  • In Cellars 32 (89%)
  • Consumed 3 (8%)

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