Often asked: What Goes Well With Madeira Wine?

Can you drink Madeira with cheese?

A fuller, richer style of sherry or madeira that also goes particularly well with nuts especially almonds, brazil nuts and hazelnuts (try it with the middle eastern spiced nut and seed dip, dukkah) It is also a less conventional, but successful partner for hard cheeses such as cheddar, Manchego and other sheeps cheeses

Should Madeira wine be refrigerated?

All Madeira wines should be stored upright, away from direct sunlight and just below room temperature. When it comes to enjoying Madeira, we suggest that the dry and medium dry styles be served chilled (12°C) and the medium rich and rich styles be served slightly chilled (16°C).

Is Madeira good with cheese?

It is fantastic with dry fruit cakes and fruit tarts, butter biscuits, dark or milk chocolate, pralines and petit-fours. It is equally elegant with most cheeses but especially with blues such as Danish Blue, Roquefort, Stilton or Gorgonzola.

What cheese goes with dessert wine?

How to Pair Sweet Wine with Cheese

  • Blueberry Moscato + Blueberry Stilton.
  • Camelot Mead + Goat Cheese.
  • Sweet Red + Double Cream Gouda.
  • Creekbend Catawba + Fontina.
  • Blackberry Wine + Blue Cheese.
  • Peach Pie Wine + Apricot & Almond Cream Cheese.

What do you serve with Malvasia?

Food pairings: Regarded as a dessert wine. Serve with cajun fish dishes, cannelloni, BBQ and spicey chicken, crab cakes, creole, egg dishes, gyoza, moo shoo pork, pad thai, poultry/vegetable pâtés, waldorf salad, sweet and sour pork, and won ton soup.

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What is the shelf life of Madeira wine?

An opened bottle of Madeira will usually maintain best quality for about 3 years, although it will stay safe indefinitely if properly stored; fine Madeira can retain top quality for many years, even after opening.

When should I drink Madeira wine?

When to Drink Madeira: Dry styles of Madeira (such as Sercial and Verdelho) are served chilled with starter courses, and sweeter styles as after-dinner-sippers like a fine Cognac.

What is Madeira wine used for?

Madeira is a long-lasting fortified wine that is made on a small Portuguese island of the same name. It is often served as an aperitif or dessert wine depending on the level of sweetness and is used in cooking, especially for making sauces. Madeira tends to have a rich flavor with nutty and caramel notes.

What do you eat with Madeira?

Pairing Madeira with food The richer styles, Bual and Malvasia, are superb with chocolate, cakes and puddings such as tiramisu, tarte tatin, toffee pudding, Christmas cake and mince pies. All Madeira goes well with cheese, nuts and game and has a famous affinity with all things mushroom.

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