Tag Archive for Madeira

Madeira – en guide til en dejlig drik

Madeira er en vintype der har sneget sig ind på mig, efter i mange år at have været helt ude i kulden. Grundlæggende set var mit problem at Madeira er koncentrationen af al dårligt i vin. Alene det at skulle have næsen hen til glasset var en mindre kamp. Så en dag fik jeg åbnet øjnene og kunne pludselig forstå den elegance der ligger bagved.

Den utrolige kompleksitet og finesse som åbenbare sig når man giver det noget opmærksomhed. I dag er jeg vild med Madeira, men glemmer stadig at drikke det ofte nok. 2016 var for mig et stort Madeira-år. Med en virkelig interessant smagning Read more

Old Madeira, fresh riesling and the best company

Sometimes being at the right place at the right time can give you unique tasting experiences. It is my experience that being close to André Ribeirinho will increase the chances a lot. When he involves his good friend Dirk Niepoort to be a part, then the potential for good wine experiences has no limits. This happened again this year, when we were at the Port Wine Day. We got stuck at a Quinta with not so interesting wines, and on a Saturday night that is not fun. A short time later we were sitting around a table at Quinta do Napoles with Dirk Niepoort as our generous host. I cannot thank Dirk enough for his generosity and hospitality.

These were the wines served to us this evening, and apart from the first one, all wines were served blind.

Mosel Kettern Riesling

2015 D+D Niepoort & Philipp Kettern, Falkenberg, Riesling, Mosel – just what I was craving for. Read more