28 Aug 2018 842
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Special edition: Blandy’s Sercial 1997 Il Gallo d’Oro - A wine that takes you to the heavens. ..

Topaz-coloured, reflecting some greenish gold tones. .. the citrus scents come to the fore in its aroma, namely orange rind, intertwined with soft woody and spicy notes. On the palate it has an extremely dry and fresh flavour. .. this is what you get with the special and limited edition of Blend Il Gallo d’Oro, "a wine to bring your wonderful experience at Il Gallo d’Oro to a perfect culmination”.

This is a wine for "authentic Wine Lovers”, says Sérgio Marques, sommelier at the gourmet restaurant of The Cliff Bay hotel. "It is a wine that maintains the finest traditions of the sercial grape variety, a rough diamond of a wine,” adds the man who was recently voted "Sommelier of the Year” in Portugal by Revista de Vinhos.

Produced by Blandy’s Wine Company, this 1997 sercial wine was created to celebrate the attribution of 2 Michelin stars to the Il Gallo d’Oro restaurant. It is a dry wine with 22% alcohol, 36.7 g residual sugar and pH of 3.18.

"A wine that will elicit memories, reflection, and will certainly take you to the heavens. ..,” emphasises Sérgio Marques, who is waiting for you at the Il Gallo d’Oro to embark on this journey!!

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