Blandy's harvest Verdelho 2008 is a single harvest Madeira. This wine was aged fo 10 years in old American oak casks in the traditional "Canteiro" system. Brilliatn crystalline topaz colour, whit golden highlights. Medium dry, fresh and vibrant.
„Blandy's Malmsey 2004“ is a single harvest Madeira. This wine was aged for 14 years in old American oak casks in the traditional "Canteiro" system. Bouquet characteristic of Madeira, intense, with notes of marmalade, toasted nuts and brandy spice.
Blandy’s Colheita Bual 2003 was aged for 13 years in seasoned American oak casks and as with all the family’s vintages, this wine started its ageing process in the warm high attic floors of the lodge in the centre of Funchal. Overall, 2003 was considered to have been excellent for the varietal.
Blandy’s Colheita Sercial 2002 was aged for 14 years in seasoned American oak casks in the traditional ‘Canteiro’ system, whereby the wine is gently heated by warm air in the lofts of the family’s south-facing lodge in Funchal. Complex and intense notes of honey, nutmeg and toasted wood aromas.
Blandy’s Malmsey 1999 was aged for 16 years in seasoned American oak casks. Over the 16 years, the wine passed down from the warmer top floor of the Blandy’s Wine Lodges, the “Sotão de Amendoa” where it spent the first 5 years, to the second floor for 7 years and finally to the cooler first for the remaining 4 years.
This single harvest Madeira was aged for 37 years in old American oak casks in the traditional "Canteiro" system. On the nose it has an exuberant bouquet, notes of exotic wood, toasted confectionery with candied fruits, spices and smoke notes.
Blandy's frasqueira Sercial 1980 is a single harvest Madeira. This wine was aged for 38 years in old American oak casks in the traditional "Canteiro" system. In the mouth it's dry, fresh and citric, a long volatile aftertaste with strong notes of exotic woods and spices.
Blandy’s Verdelho 1979 was aged for 36 years in seasoned American oak casks. Features an aroma of toffee, with fresh and powerful flavors of dried apricot, mango and roasted pineapple. Smoky notes emerge midpalate,
accented by hints of underbrush on the finish.
Blandy’s Terrantez 1977 was aged for 38 years in seasoned American oak casks. This lively Madeira is defined by loads of dried citrus notes, with off-dry accents of roasted peach, tropical fruit, marzipan and flan. Distinctive
smoky details provide an almost peaty subnote. Truffle and forest floor elements linger on the finish. Shows amazing freshness and purity
Blandy’s Terrantez 1976 was aged for 21 years in seasoned American oak casks. A relatively young wine considering that the majority of the family’s vintages have more than 30 years in cask, though the decision was made to bottle this wine shortly after the 20 year minimum legal period as it was felt that the wine had achieved the perfect balance of acidity and concentration.
Mid-deep amber in hue with an olive green glint on the rim; fine, lifted slightly smoky, savoury – aperitif nose; dry with rapier-like power and intensity, a streak of acidity leading to a mouthwateringly fresh greengage finish yielding to a touch
of savoury complexity. Very pure expression of Sercial with a freshness that belies nearly 50 years in cask.
This Blandy's liqueur wine is more than 72 years old. It was aged for 60 years in old American oak casks and, like all wines in the family, it began its aging process in a warm loft in the center of Funchal.