Madeira 1933 Campanario
Bual, Stencilled Front, Bottled from demi john in 2016 by FMA and GD
Provenance: Christies Geneve, 11/12/2017
The island of Madeira has been producing and exporting its namesake wine virtually since the Portuguese discovered it in 1419. Since then, Madeira’s location in the middle of important trade routes meant the success of its wines mirrored the worldwide geopolitical situation. The fortified wine’s fortunes have soared during times of peace, prosperity, and free trade and plummeted during conflict and international upheaval.