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Madeira 1948 Brand Unknown

Vinho Velho, Stencilled Bottle

Provenance: Christies London, 6/9/2016

$ 1,029.00
Pre-arrivals

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Size 75 cl
Vintage 1948
Alcohol 20.0 %
Fill level Mid neck
Maturation Velho

Madeira

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.