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Madeira

Though not a full vintage – a Colheita rather than Frasqueira – this was a very good example of fully-sweet Malvasia Madeira. Medium amber. …

I bought this for Dad’s 70th birthday. Unfortunately, I can’t find a rough tasting note to refer back to, to do any kind of …

Slightly less rare at 5Ha still planted, this was my first Terrantez, and a lovely example. Medium amber with a medium-width, golden rim. Walnut …

A fabulous rarity, with just 2Ha of Bastardo (aka Trousseau) now grown on Madeira, and rarely bottled varietally. So good, in this case, that …

This was then designed to be the centrepiece of Mum’s 60th – a 60 year old Madeira. And it performed pretty well too. And …

On 9th May 2018, I went to my first edition of the fabled trade tasting, the Big Fortified Tasting. The clue is in the …