Malvasia Fina

  • Grape
  • mal-vah-see-ah fee-nah

Malvasia Fina, or Boal, as it is known on the island of Madeira is one of the four main grapes used in Madeira production. In table wines, full aromatics and alcohol are of note.

Dessert

Primary Flavors

  • White Peach

  • Wild Flowers

  • Green Almond

  • Basil

  • Sea Shell

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Light
  • Sweetness: Sweet
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium-Low
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $17.00

Food Pairing

Regional fare is the answer here: Grilled fish dishes, shellfish, salt cod or braised rabbit are all interesting avenues to explore.

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