Fortified Range

NV 16 Year Old Rare Verdelho

This Rare Verdelho is from grapes from our Barrel Shed Block, planted in 1930, before undergoing maturation for a minimum of 16 years in the cellar.

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This Rare Verdelho is from grapes from our Barrel Shed Block, planted in 1930, before undergoing maturation for a minimum of 16 years in the cellar.

One of the main features of Bleasdale fortified wines is the maturation conditions. Langhorne Creek is quite a cool maritime climate, which helps retain freshness and acidity in the grapes as well as maturing wines.

Old oak barrels are stashed high into the rafters under the hot tin roof to encourage evaporation and concentration, but Langhorne Creek is significantly cooler than many other traditional fortified regions so freshness is largely retained.

With classic marmalade and citrus peel characters, this wine is great chilled in summer or by the fire in winter.

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