Miles Rich 5yr Old Malmsey, 5 YR
$248.34 / case(12)
Vinification miles 5 year old malmsey underwent fermentation off the skins with natural yeast at temperatures between 18°c – 21°c in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. After approximately 48 hours fortification with grape brandy takes place arresting fermentation at the desired degree of sweetness. Maturation miles 5 year old malmsey was aged in american oak casks in the traditional ‘canteiro’ system. This comprises of the gentle heating of the wine in the lofts of the lodges in funchal. Over the years the wine is transferred from the top floors to the middle floors and eventually to the ground floor where it is cooler. After this gradual ‘estufagem’ the wine underwent racking and fining before the blend was assembled and bottled. Serving & cellarage miles 5 year old malmsey is fined and does not require decanting. It is a superb accompaniment to dessert dishes especially fruit cakes rich chocolate puddings and cheeses. It has been bottled when ready
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