Category: Unknown bottles

1811 Malvasia Candida – Or?

  A friend of mine came with this sample, an 1811 Malvasia Candida. Unknown producer though. Bought in Portugal. Yeah, I know, I have great friends but that is the wine world. So many fantastic people out there, sharing. In…

The joy of sharing – Unknown 1880 Malvasia

  Unknown bottles is the thing currently. Next in line for consumption; the second bottle of the 1880 Malvasia I bought a few years ago. The first bottle of this didn’t really meet expectations, but already at decanting I know….this…

Mystery Madeira bottle; 1920 Vinho Velho

  The detective awakens in me. Time to solve a mystery. An unknown bottle of Madeira wine just craving for identification.  Or is it? Madeira that is…. Unknown bottles are a gambling game. They can either be pure crap that…

An unknown bottle from 1898

Mystery bottles. Unknown producers. Solera? Vintage? Fake? Buying century old Madeira where the producer can’t be confirmed has its unbeatable charm. Not only does it call for the little detective in you – it also has a certain magic to…

1910 Sercial

Dramatiska händelser utspelar sig i landet vid skördetiden. Den 5 oktober 1910 utbryter en revolution på portugisiska fastlandet och kungen tvingas fly landet. En republik utropas och få visste då att landet snart skulle vara fast i en militärdiktatur som…

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