Cossart Gordon Madeira Wine

Madeira wine is typically a mono-varietal wine, with each white varietal representing one of the four styles of Madeira.
Dry, medium-dry, medium-rich and rich.
The red Tinta Negra is diverse enough to be able to represent any one of these 4 styles of Madeira.

Discover the oldest shippers of Madeira wine

Established in 1745, Cossart Gordon & Co. represents the oldest company in the Madeira trade. It was originally founded by Scotsmen, Grancis Newton and William Gordon, who were later joined by William Cossart in 1808. The company established a reputation as suppliers of the finest of Madeiras mainly due to their trade relationship with American colonies.

A unique and highly distinguished fortified wine that is produced and bottled on the island of Madeira

Terroirs and Grape Varietals

The Island Terroirs and Grape Varietals

Madeira is known for its varietal wines, which over time have come to define the style of the wine. Shortly after the discovery of the island, the initial settlers planted grapes that were common in mainland Portugal, with the exception of "Malvasia" or Malmsey that originated from the Mediterranean.

The Team

Chris Blandy

CEO
Chris took over as CEO of the Madeira Wine Company in 2011 and plays an active role in the commercial and PR aspects of the company, focusing particularly on the company’s main brand, Blandy’s Madeira.
  • Chris Blandy

    CEO
    Chris took over as CEO of the Madeira Wine Company in 2011 and plays an active role in the commercial and PR aspects of the company, focusing particularly on the company’s main brand, Blandy’s Madeira.

Francisco Albuquerque

Oenologist
Francisco Albuquerque has consecutively won the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition award “Wine Maker of the Year for Fortified Wines”.
  • Francisco Albuquerque

    Oenologist
    Francisco Albuquerque has consecutively won the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition award “Wine Maker of the Year for Fortified Wines”.

Nelson Calado

Commercial and Marketing Director

José Carlos Borges

Local Sales Manager

João Pedro Ghira

Internacional Sales Manager

Ana Vieira Soares

Blandy's Wine Lodge Manager

Chris Blandy

CEO
  • Nelson Calado

    Commercial and Marketing Director
  • José Carlos Borges

    Local Sales Manager
  • João Pedro Ghira

    Internacional Sales Manager
  • Ana Vieira Soares

    Blandy's Wine Lodge Manager
  • Chris Blandy

    CEO

Each one of the Lodge's rooms has its own character and due to the differing temperatures and humidity, the wines all have differing ageing profiles based on their location.

Drinking Cossart Gordon Wine

Suggestions and Pairing tips to make the most of enjoying the special drop

Contact Information

Plataforma 3, Pavilhão T, ZFI da Madeira
9200-047 Caniçal, Madeira, Portugal.

Phone
(+351) 291 740 100

marketing@madeirawinecompany.com

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