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The Rare Wine Co. Savannah Verdelho Madeira

  • The Rare Wine Co. Savannah Verdelho Madeira

The Rare Wine Co. Savannah Verdelho Madeira

  • Availability: In Stock
  • Quantity Available: 2
  • SKU #: 11410
  • $56.99


The Rare Wine Co. Savannah Verdelho Madeira

  • Availability: In Stock
  • Quantity Available: 2
  • SKU #: 11410
  • $56.99


The Rare Wine Co. Savannah Verdelho Madeira

“A mouth-filling personality, with a luscious texture and a salt-sea aroma.” Elin McCoy, Bloomberg  

Released in April 2010, Savannah Verdelho is simply incredible, its bouquet exuding orange zest and buttery shortbread with hints of ginger, milk chocolate, and almonds. Lightly sweet with zesty acidity to keep it fresh, the palate reveals notes of candied citrus, ginger, and spicy honey. The finish sharpens all of the above into a refreshing and palate-cleansing blend of spiciness and citrus sweetness. 

Every public event—from the signing of the Declaration of Independence to George Washington's Inauguration—was toasted with a glass of Madeira. For more than 150 years, no other wine rivaled it in the eyes of connoisseurs. But after the Civil War, Madeira drifted into obscurity, the victim of a series of natural, political and economic calamities. It was not until the dawn of the 21st century that America once again embraced this enigmatic wine, helped in no small part by The Rare Wine Co.'s creation of its Historic Series.

The goal of these remarkable wines was to introduce a new generation of American wine lovers not only to our shared history with Madeira, but to the wine’s magical quality: its astonishing bouquet, its glorious richness and balance, and its versatility as an aperitif, dessert wine and food wine. To emphasize America's deep historical connection to Madeira, each wine in the series is named for a U.S. city where Madeira was popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Thus, Charleston Sercial and Savannah Verdelho celebrate the South's love of drier Madeiras, while Boston Bual and New York Malmsey acknowledge the North’s appreciation of sweeter Madeiras. Each bottle bears an early engraving from that city, along with a back label describing the wine and America's special link to Madeira's illustrious history. Importers Notes

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