Blandys 50 Year Old Malmsey Madeira is made by Blandy’s, one of the most famous and oldest suppliers of quality Madeira. This is a rich style of Madeira.
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For 200 years, Blandys Madeira has been synonymous with quality Madeira wine. The Blandy family has played a leading role in the development of Madeira wine throughout its long history and members of the family continue to live on Madeira, maintaining a tradition that goes back to 1811. Today Blandys Madeira is owned by the Symington Family Estates (owners of Port Houses Dow, Warre, Graham and Cockburn amongst others).
Blandys 50 Year Old Malmsey Madeira is a blend of wines with an average of 50 years in seasoned American oak casks. The wines were aged at the family’s Lodge in Funchal in the traditional ‘Canteiro’ system, whereby the wine is gradually transferred from the higher floors where the temperatures are higher, to the middle floors and eventually to the ground floor where temperatures are cooler. The process of transferring the barrels is absolutely critical to ensure the right balance of ullage and concentration. All through the ageing process, the primary fruit flavours of the wine are gently transformed into tertiary dried fruit notes that produce unique Madeira hallmark bouquet.
Blandys 50 Year Old Malmsey Madeira is 100% Malmsey and is made in a rich style. The Malmsey or Malvasia grape is found predominately in the region of São Jorge on the north of the island, where the family has long standing relationships with over 26 farmers. Possibly the most well-known of the noble varieties, the grape has high levels of both sugar and acidity – a perfect combination for this rich style of Madeira.
Blandys 50 Year Old Malmsey Madeira is presented in a 50cl bottle in an individual box.