Solera Madeira

Solera

Madeira wine from a single vintage forms the basis for Solera Madeira. In early production one tenth of the contents of a cask were taken out and replaced with the same amount of a younger wine. This process could be repeated up to a further ten times and then the contents of that cask had to be bottled. Originally the wine used for re-filling the barrels could come from 10 consecutive years but for later Soleras t...