Taste profiles: caramel, walnut oil, peach, hazelnut, orange peel, and burnt sugar.
A dessert wine that pairs well with dark chocolate, nuts (almonds), and berries.
Generally about 17-20% alcohol content.
Tingly sensation on the center of the tongue is due to sugar and alcohol.
Popular cooking wine, great with mushrooms. Preferable to cook with madeira wines sold in a wine store.
Madeira has a long shelf life, temperature does not change the product. If wine is stored correctly, wine will last up to 1 year.
The most popular style of Madeira sold in the United States is called “rainwater.” Must be aged three years before released.