Happy 40th!

Birth year treats are very special. Milestone birth years are even better.

This gorgeous glass had notes of honey, dried apricot, fig, walnuts, and brown sugar. Soft, creamy, with just the right spark of acidity¬†on the finish. It went on for minutes. What’s most impressive is- unlike me- it will live forever thanks to a unique style of production and aging.

1976 Blandy’s

 

I believe it was Thomas Jefferson who said, “Madiera is the freaking bomb.”