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Christopher Piper Wines
1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary EX11 1DB, Devon

Tel: (01404) 814139
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Malvasia Candida


'Malvasia' is a word that is associated with a myriad of different grape varieties and is a corruption of 'Monemvasia', a port in southern Greece that in the Middle Ages became a main trading town for dessert wines from aound the Mediterranean, especially Crete which was, in those days, called 'Candia.'

Malvasia Candida is a form of the grape that was, before phylloxera wiped it out, the most commonly grown variety on the island of Madeira where it is again gaining ground once more.

Characteristics: High in alcohol and sweetness

Where is it found? Madeira

Wines associated: Malmsey

Food matches: Fruit cake, Christmas Pudding, Cheddar cheese

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"Inspiring Indie"

Great review by Drinks Magazine,
..."stocking off-the-wall wines & spirits, including over 20 different rums !
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Champagne Gremillet
Champagne Gremillet
Extremely elegant wines that have undergone a surprisingly long bottle-ageing process that gives them a roundness not often found at this level.


Champagne Gremillet
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