Madeira S Very Old Sercial

‘S’ on Front Stencilled Bottle, Very Old Sercial

Provenance: Christies London, 3/12/2017

$ 1,999.00

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Size 75 cl
Vintage 1870
Vintage text Presumed 1970's
Alcohol 20.0 %
Classification Sercial
Fill level High shoulder
Maturation Very Old
Region 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.