White - Fortified

1900 D'Oliveiras Madeira Verdelho Reserva


  • Portugal
  • Madeira
Drink between 2012 - 2032 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • Kirk Grant wrote:

    April 7, 2017 - Purchased by the glass at a wonderful hidden gem in Olympia. Dark caramel in color, notes of antique wood, tangerines, and mineral oil on the nose. Flavors of fig, plum and oolong tea dominate the palate and are drawn together by the beautiful and bracing tangerine-esque acidity. A truly special wine...that has years left for those that are patient.

  • Dubie Likes this wine: (96 points)

    May 7, 2016 - 116y old... no way... was fruity, the right level of sweetness, vibrant, complex. A wonderfully happy wine. An exceptional bottle.

  • Dubie wrote: (93 points)

    June 22, 2013 - Dark brown colour but very good clarity. I don't have much experience with these types of wines, but I was struck by its intensity. It's got another 100 years to go without hesitation. I liked it very much.

  • Eric wrote:

    January 7, 2007 - Roy Hersh's Majestic Madeira Extravaganza (Seattle, WA): Caramel colored with a bright rim. Notes of hoisin sauce at first, but then this became more piquant. Some flavors of plum sauce on the palate. Wow, this is a very dynamic wine, shockingly complex and then there is a huge burst of acidity. It seems to need more time to mesh, and I ranked it behind the 1850 and 1912 to follow. Pretty remarkable wine though.

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For The Love of Port

  • By Roy Hersh
    May 2007, Issue #24 (link)

    (D'Oliveiras Verdelho Vintage Madeira) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Richard Jennings
    1/7/2007 (link) 94 points

    (D'Oliveiras Madeira Verdelho Reserva) Dark brown color with good clarity and a ruby light; sweet, mushroomy, earthy nose; lovely, pointed sweet tea entry, tangerine-like acid; medium-plus finish 94+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1900
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer D'Oliveiras
  • Varietal Verdelho
  • Designation Reserva
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madeira

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 50 (78%)
  • Consumed 14 (22%)

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