madeira barbeito verdelho old reserve 10 years old - made to enjoy for pleasure….

as i am currently preparing for an important wine tasting exam, i am all too aware that some wines are so powerful that they are better tasted after others.  their sheer intensity and strong personality are sure to overtake the subtle character of other wines in a flight.  

this is especially true of exceptional and beautiful wines.  they overtake the senses so completely that it is very difficult to immediately return to normality after tasting them. 

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