10 Year Old Malmsey Madeira
Harvest started on September 1st and concluding the 2nd week of October. Harvested manually in several-weekly selections, according to ripeness, the grapes are de-stemmed, crushed and pressed. The must obtained was then allowed to ferment at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is stopped after 5 or 6 days by addition of neutral grape spirit (96% minimum) in order to maintain the desired sweetness degree. Vinification is made in strict accordance with traditional methods. Aged in old oak cask in the traditional “Canteiro” system. After matured the wine underwent racking, fining and filtering before the blend was assembled and bottle.