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Food & Wine Pairing- Vinhos Barbeito Boal 1863

The wine:

Vinhos Barbeito Boal 1863

Madeira, ed Portugal

100% Boal

Aged 130 years in barrels

19.5% Alcohol

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The food:

“Fyrstekake” Norwegian Royalty Cake

Main ingredients: Flour, buy eggs, sugar, butter

almonds and in this particular version – chocolate

to help match the Madeira

Yum!

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Category: 1 WINE, 3 Dessert, 6 FOOD & WINE PAIRING

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3 Responses

  1. Wow, 130 years in a barrel, crazy! And what a nice combo there with that cake, the chocolate addition sounds like a treat too!

  2. vinosseur says:

    it was perfect. crazy how 130 years meets yesterday… if you get my drift

  3. Christopher says:

    What an amazing wine. I reeked og aceton and paintthinner in the beginning, but it went aaway after an hour. And that cake wasnt half bad, either…

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