White - Fortified

1989 D'Oliveiras Madeira Malvazia


  • Portugal
  • Madeira
Drink between 2008 - 2040 (Edit)
CT89 6 reviews
Label borrowed from 1990
Label borrowed from 1907
Label borrowed from 1901
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • rmalloy Likes this wine: (91 points)

    March 23, 2017 - Delicious. I like how the broad, tangy raspberry fruit merges into sweet caramel and toasted walnuts.

  • CMN wrote: (88 points)

    September 26, 2016 - Reticent nose of brown sugar. Sweet, with a gentle nuttiness and light honey flavors. Good acid, but comes off as a bit young and monolithic.

    From a bottle that had been Coravinned.

  • Anonymous wrote: (86 points)

    March 27, 2016 - Seems like I have had better bottles of this; ample width on the palate, but not quite vibrant, intense and lengthy as this should have been. Meh.

  • Anonymous wrote: (89 points)

    December 4, 2015 - Similar to my last bottle. Ample sweetness and richness, with a honey, caramel and fig palate. Could be a bit more lengthy and vibrant, but this was very good. As expected, this improved on subsequent days.

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  • Anonymous wrote: (88 points)

    November 12, 2015 - I seem to remember liking this a lot more. The last time I had this I recall better acids and a bit more of a mature palate. This time around it was a bit softer and lighter. Still delicious with nice caramel and dried fruit flavors, but not really as precise as it could be.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1989
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer D'Oliveiras
  • Varietal Malvazia
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madeira
  • UPC Code 5603445000427

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 64 (77%)
  • Consumed 19 (23%)

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