Broadbent Madeira Malmsey 10 year old
Aged in oak casks for at least 10 years. A superb, full-bodied, wonderfully rich Madeira with a sweet, rich chocolaty flavor and a concentrated bouquet. Best enjoyed with desserts, or on its own after a meal.
Pretty date, caramel and hazelnut husk notes meld nicely, showing good cut through the ginger- and toasted sesame-infused finish. Starts frankly sweet and ends with mouthwatering cut. Drink now. 2,500 cases made.
The Madeira regulations say that 10-years old is the age of the youngest part of the blend. So this richly sweet Malmsey contains many older wines. These are shown in the old gold color, the proper citrus acidity and the dryness that goes with wood aging. At the end, though, the liquid honey flavors are dominant.