Category: Adegas do Torreão

1958 Vintage Boal Bottled By Pereira d’Oliveira

The 1927 Bastardo, the 1969 Sercial and the 1958 Boal from d’Oliveiras all three have one thing in common; they originally come from the cellar of Adega do Torreão. When sold in the beginning of the millenum Pereira d’Oliveira bought…

Madeira 2012; A Photographic Report – Part 3

My main purpose with Mad about Madeira is to enthuse. To make you curious, wanting to taste something that might be new to you. Or even visit the island. And a wine site without photographies….how boring isn’t that? Please continue…

Drinking history; 1969 Sercial from Pereira d’Oliveira

  Madeira wine nuts should stick together. Follow Mad about Madeira on Facebook! While there, give my other wine site a like as well, Wine Virtuosity. I’m also on Twitter, like anyone else. Let’s tweet! Let’s continue to discuss Sercial but take a huge…

The last Bastardo

Admit it – Bastardo sounds more interesting than Trousseau. Unfortunately the growers on the island of Madeira disagrees and today the grape is more or less extinct. You will find a plant at Rua dos Ferreiros 109 when you stand…

Adegas de Torreão – Terrantez

Adegas de Torreão. För initierade Madeirafantaster är namnet synonymt med den legendariska 1927 Bastardo. Producenten var en så kallad partidista – de köpte upp från små lokala producenter, säkrade kvaliteten och sålde vidare till de större husen. Men Adegas de…

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