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10 Years Old Boal - Justino's Madeira
3 - bottles 0.75L
WINEMAKER: Dina Luís / Juan Teixeira
Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) 2016/UK - Commended
TEXSOM INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2016 / USA – Bronze Medal
Decanter World Wine Awards / UK – 2015 - Gold Medal
10 YEARS OLD
WINE STYLE: Boal (Medium Rich) - 10 Years Old.
DENOMINATION: DOP Madeira (Denominação de Origem Protegida).
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Madeira Island (Portugal). Situated in the Atlantic Ocean, about 900 Km
south-west of Lisbon and 600 Km west, from the North African coast.
SOIL TYPE: Several mixtures of soils derived mainly of basalt, trachytes and trachydolerites, tufa, scoria
CLIMATE: The geographical position and mountains landscape allows a very pleasing climate. Temperatures are about 22ºC in
the summer and about 16ºC during the winter. With its mild humidity, the island weather is classified as subtropical with
variations in temperature, humidity, and rainfall according to altitude.
PRINCIPAL GRAPE GROWING AREA: Calheta, Estreito da Calheta, Arco da Calheta, Estreito de Câmara de Lobos and
GRAPE VARIETIES: Boal.
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM: Espalier or Latada (traditionally low trellises formed by wire horizontal structures laid over trellis post,
usually wood or iron)
HARVEST PERIOD: Starting mid September concluding the 2nd week of October.
HARVEST METHOD: Manually in several-weekly selections according to grape ripeness.
VINIFICATION: The grapes are totally destemmed, crushed and pressed. The must obtained was then allowed to ferment at
controlled temperature (16º to 18ºC) in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is stopped after 4 to 5 days by addition of neutral
grape spirit (96% minimum) in order to maintain the desired sweetness degree. Vinification is made in strict accordance with
AGEING/MATURATION: Aged in American and French oak cask in the traditional “Canteiro” system. After matured the wine
underwent racking, fining and filtering before the blend was assembled and bottle.
BOTTLING DATE: At the moment of being shipped to the market.
SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS / TASTING NOTES:
Appearance: Attractive and brilliant medium deep amber colour.
Nose | Taste: Intense flavours remembering dark chocolate, molasses and caramel.
Medium full bodied and a mouthful of very complex flavours of dried fruits, spices and nuts.
TECHNICAL WINE ANALYSIS:
Alcohol: 19% vol.
Total Acidity: 9.60 g/l (as tartaric acid).
Total Sugar: 89.8 g/l
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15ºC - 18ºC.
SERVING SUGGESTION/FOOD PAIRINGS: Does not require decanting. Can be thoroughly enjoyed on its own, but is also a good
match with cheese, fresh tropical fruits, cakes, fruit pies, butter cookies, cream cakes, fruit tarts and wild berries.
STORAGE: The bottle should be kept in vertical position, away from the light, and in an atmosphere of moderate and
AGE ABILITY (SERVE UNTIL): Undetermined. After bottled opening the wine will keep for several months in good conditions.
*All Non-EU Countries have to pay an Export or Customs Clearance Fee from € 70.00 always adding that it has to be paid before shipping.
*Shipping price includes special security packaging
- Bottling Year
- Producer, Name of wine
- Justino's 10 years old Boal
- Number of bottles
- Bottle size
- Bottles (0.75L)
- Label Condition
- Fully intact, readable label