Madeira

Madeira is a fortified Portuguese wine made in the Madeira Islands. Produced in a range of styles from dry wines which can be enjoyed on their own or as an aperitif, to the more commonly known sweet wines enjoyed with desert. Cheaper versions might be seasoned with salt and pepper for use in cooking. Most quality madeira is made from four grapes, each making wines of a different weight and sweetness. These are Malmsey, Bual, Verdehlo and Sercial, with Malmsey being the sweetest. A lesser version of Madeira is sometimes made using Tinta Negro, but this variety would not have close to the ageing potential of other varieties. Madeira ages better in a little heat, making it unusual compared to most wines. Despite the long history and fame of Madeira, the grapes grown on this island remain rarely found anywhere else! Wine-tasting partis might seem like a modern phenomenon but they actually have their roots in early 19th century Madeira. Traditionally, the host served six to eight wines representing several styles and vintages, accompanied by biscuits, nuts and olives.

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Madeira

Barbeito Malvasia 40 Year Old 75cl Vinho do Reitor

75cl

A gloriously rich and complex Malvasia that has been produced in honour of Angelo Augusto da Silva.&..

€499.99 Ex Tax: €406.49

Barbeito 50 Year Old Bastardo Avo Mario

75cl

Made as a tribute to the Grand Father of the current head of Vinhos Barbeito. Mario Barbeito was bor..

€450.00 Ex Tax: €365.86

Barbeito 30 Year Old Vo Vera Malvasia Madeira

75cl

A fantastic racy and vibrant Malvasia from Barbeito. This is a blend of 30 to 70 year old wines that..

€320.00 Ex Tax: €260.16

Barbeito Boal 40 Year Old 75cl Vinho do Embaixador New In

Barbeito Boal 40 Year Old 75cl Vinho do Embaixador

75cl

A superbly rich 40 year old Boal that has been named in honour of Diplomat Fernao Favila Vieira. ..

€135.00 Ex Tax: €109.76

Barbeito Verdelho 20 Years Old Ribeiro Real

75 cl

The Ribeiro Real vineyards from Estreito de Câmara de Lobos spread over the south side of Made..

€133.99 Ex Tax: €108.93

Barbeito Boal 20 Years Old Ribeiro Real

75 cl

Boal from São Vicente and Campanário and Tinta Negra from Câmara de Lobos. Grape..

€133.99 Ex Tax: €108.93

Barbeito Malvasia 2005 50cl New In

Barbeito Malvasia 2005 50cl

50cl

The Barbeito Malvasia 2005 has a good concentration of aromas with initial sweetness in the mouth th..

€42.00 Ex Tax: €34.14

Barbeito Bastardo Duas Pips 50cl New In

Barbeito Bastardo Duas Pips 50cl

50cl

Bastardo was extinct in Madeira for many years. Its recovery was due to Teófilo Cunha, who in..

€40.00 Ex Tax: €32.52

Barbeito Verdelho 10 Year-Old Reserve

75 cl

100% Verdehlo, aged for 10-15 years. Naturally aged in casks and bottled in its purest state, best&n..

€39.99 Ex Tax: €32.51

Barbeito Sercial 10 Year-Old Reserve

75 cl

100% Sercial, aged for 10-14 years. ..

€39.99 Ex Tax: €32.51

Barbeito Malvasia 2000 500ml

A single harvest Malvasia which has all the hallmark characteristics of the best Madeiras. The wines..

€38.95 Ex Tax: €31.66

Barbeito Single Harvest 2008 50cl New In

Barbeito Single Harvest 2008 50cl

50cl

This wine originates from a single vineyard located in the lower slopes of Estreito de Câmara ..

€28.50 Ex Tax: €23.17