Blandy’s 5 Year Old Verdelho Madeira
- SP Wine Spectator
- WE Wine Enthusiast
- VN Vinous
- RP Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate
- ST Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
- OT Other Review Service
- Gold Premier Gold - Best Value*
- Plat Premier Platinum - Our Highest Recommendation
- * as rated by our staff
92 pts.Wine Spectator: December 31, 2005
Rich and elegant, with layers of delicious dried apricot, pear and butterscotch flavors. Sweet creamy notes fill the long, spicy finish. Excellent balance, structure and freshness. Drink now through 2012.
89 pts.Wine Spectator: November 30, 1997
This rich and honeyed wine, with its apple and floral nuances, is moderately sweet and round until the finish, where it turns dry and nutty. Try as an aperitif or dessert. Drink now.
88 pts.Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar: Jul/Aug 1997
Orange, amber color. Smoky, bright nose features orange peel. Moderately rich and intensely flavored, with lively acidity. Finishes subtle and long, with a persistent fruity quality.
88 pts. The Wine News: March 31, 2001
Medium amber color... Hazelnut aromas and flavor with a slight sweetness offset by acidity. Well-balanced with a long finish.
85 pts.Wine Enthusiast: November 15, 1996
Deep burnt amber. Medium-bodied. Balanced acidity. Dried flowers and peaches, nuts. Tangy aromas lead into a juicy assertive palate with nutty notes through the finish. Sweetness is well integhrated.