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  • This bottle, which I picked up from Greene Grape for around $45 if I remember correctly, falls into the "sercial" style, the driest, and is labeled as a special reserve, meaning that it was aged 10 years.

    Wine Blogging Wednesday

  • This bottle, which I picked up from Greene Grape for around $45 if I remember correctly, falls into the "sercial" style, the driest, and is labeled as a special reserve, meaning that it was aged 10 years.

    WBW #51: Baked Goods: The Rare Wine Co. Historic Series Madeira, Charleston Sercial Special Reserve

  • This bottle, which I picked up from Greene Grape for around $45 if I remember correctly, falls into the "sercial" style, the driest, and is labeled as a special reserve, meaning that it was aged 10 years.

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  • I saw the awkwardness of the affair, and seizing a bottle of catchup for one of sercial, I filled my glass with such vehemence, that I spilt a great part of it; but even the colour and flavour did not recover me; so, with a face like a northwest moon, I swilled off the potion, and instantly fell back in my chair

    Tom Cringle's Log

  • This is certainly true of Madeiras from the drier end of the spectrum, those made from the sercial grape.

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  • I give the edge to the sercial, which was sweet in the mouth but dry and tangy after swallowing.

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  • I recently had a 1969 sercial that was graceful and mineral, with an almost balsamic tang to it, and a 1908 bual, which was sumptuously sweet and complex, with flavors of rum, brown sugar and lemon.

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  • Before leaving, the boats were loaded with casks of the local quaffer, which was usually a blend of several grapes: verdelho, sercial, bual, malvasia (also known as malmsey), and terrantez.

    Slate Magazine

  • Maybe after I retire to begin c’lecting sercial sercurty down on the ranch they’ll let me form my own little desertified kingdom, an I can name all da month’s of da year after my dogs an chickens..

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: December 21, 2006

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