White - Fortified

1989 D'Oliveiras Madeira Sercial Colheita


  • Portugal
  • Madeira
Drink between 2013 - 2032 (Edit)
CT90 5 reviews
Label borrowed from 1999
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • SimonG wrote: (91 points)

    December 16, 2014 - Copper with a touch of amber. Quite a rich nose, initially with a bit of Bual-like burnt sugar richness and a sense of sweetness. A little lighter and drier on the palate whilst retaining its density with good mid-palate complexity. Finishes well. ****

  • kingkanu wrote: (88 points)

    March 25, 2013 - Fine wine tasting with Xavier Rousset (28-50 Fetter Lane, London): Lots of caramel and burnt sugar on the nose, strangely fresh and dry with a slightly green and unusual element on the palate

  • Paul S wrote: (90 points)

    October 31, 2012 - Lunch with Pjaines (28-50, Marylebone, London): I enjoyed this at the end of our meal, but thought it was good without being anything special. The nose had a strange whiff of penicillin to it, which otherwise distracted from pleasant aromas of honeyed figs and raisins seasoned with a nice touch of spice. I liked the palate rather more. Fresh and lively as every good Madeira should be, it had yummy flavours of dried figs flecked with earth and cocoa, leading into a nicely balanced finish woven with a good bit of mineral and spice. Very pleasant, but just a touch on the simple side for me.

  • andrewstevenson.com wrote: (92 points)

    February 27, 2006 - A rich nose, though slightly muddy. Lovely palate. Top stuff. Very Good Indeed.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1989
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer D'Oliveiras
  • Varietal Sercial
  • Designation Colheita
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Madeira
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madeira

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  • In Cellars 10 (77%)
  • Consumed 3 (23%)

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