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Medium Dry Madeira Wine

Sandeman Madeira Rainwater

A Medium Dry Madeira Wine

Madeira Wine

Sandeman Madeira Rainwater is made in the traditional manner on the Atlantic island of Madeira, The rich soil and volcanic subsoil give this wine a unique character which is enhanced by the winemaking and ageing in «estufas». It is light in body but full in flavour, well balanced and a good accompaniment to many classic dishes such as soups and patés. It is also an essential ingredient in classic cuisine.

Tasting Notes

Medium light amber colour with pronounced golden highlights. Clean nutty aromas, very agreeable light complexity. Medium dry in flavour, nutty and slightly complex, with a good clean finish. Brilliant wine - a good quality young Madeira in evolution.

Technical Details

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN DOC Madeira
REGIONMadeira
ALCOHOL19%
TOTAL SUGARS72,9 g/L
TOTAL ACIDITY4,2 g/L(Tartic Acid)
pH3,64

Nutritional Information

PER SERVING SIZE 100 mL. PER SERVING SIZE 60 mL.
  • Alcohol 15,1 g
    Alcohol 9,1 g
  • Calories 142kcal|596kJ
    Calories 85kcal|358kJ
  • Sugars 7,8 g
    Sugars 4,7 g
Others
  • SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS No
    SUITABLE FOR VEGAN No
  • Gluten-Free
    Allergens Contains sulfites
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Winemaking

Sandeman Madeira Rainwater is made in the traditional way, on the Atlantic island of Madeira. The rich soil and volcanic subsoil give this wine a unique character which is enhanced by the winemaking and ageing in «estufas». Madeira’s secret is that a small amount of distilled alcohol made from can sugar is added to stabilize the wine.

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Maturation

Because of its unique making process, when properly sealed in bottles Madeira is known to be one of the longest-lasting wines. Exposure to extreme temperature and oxygen accounts for Madeira’s stability. Even an opened bottle will survive unharmed for a considerable time, up to a year. Historically, Madeiras have been known to survive over 150 years in excellent condition. And Vintages dating back to 1780 are known to exist.

Storage

Should be stored standing, in a dry place with constant temperature of 17°C-20°C, avoiding bright light.

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Serve

Sandeman Madeira Rainwater is ready for drinking. Serve slightly chilled, between 6°C-10°C. Once open, it can remain fresh for many months.

Enjoy

The character of Sandeman Madeira Rainwater makes it a perfect match for many appetizers, such as soups, bisques, foie-gras or paté. It is also known as a premium ingredient in classic high quality cuisine and adds a unique touch of flavour to any dish.

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