Blandy's Bual Madeira 5 year old
The non-vintage 5-Year-Old Bual is showing a tad excessive volatility on the nose, which rather obfuscates the personality of the grape variety. The palate is elegant on the entry, which rings more true of a richer Verdelho than a Bual. It is very well crafted with light nougat and spice on the finish. The aromatics clear up with aeration. This is a pleasant Bual, but personally I would trade up to the 10-Year-Old.