GRAPE VARIETIES: Boal
VINEYARDS AND VINIFICATION: Grapes from a quality single vineyard of São Vicente, North Coast of Madeira. Grapes were pressed in a continuous Press.
LOT: “This Boal, Frasqueira 1995, had its origin in the same vineyard from which I had already bottled other wines in the Colheita single cask category. It was a small vineyard located in São Vicente, north Coast of Madeira Island. Just like all the wines produced until today with grapes from that vineyard, this Boal 1995 shows an exceptional acidity. Aged by the traditional method of Canteiro this wine was exposed to various temperatures in warehouses “a” (warmer) and “e” (cooler) which allowed a moderate concentration thus obtaining good balance between acidity and sweetness.” In July 2016, 670 bottles have been filled, all individually numbered.
Vol. Baume: 2,9
Total Sugar: 83 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0,78
SERVING & CELLARAGE
Decanting is recommended, serve best 16oC or low room temperature 18oC. It will keep several months once opened.
TASTING NOTES AND HARMONIES
Lush bouquet of polished wood, caramel, honeyed, white sultanas, spices, notes of cedar and tobacco at background. Good complexity yet, with an elegant character, round edges and deep softness. Bittersweet finish, delicate acidity leading to an extreme freshness. Excellent as digestif.