Category: 1940

Madeira 2012; A Photographic Report

I can’t think of a better way to report but directly from Madeira! Tasting the current vintage, last year’s or an 1885 Verdelho, doesn’t really matter; it is all great fun and inspires me a lot to keep on writing…

Veiga França 1940 Solera

  Veiga França, Silva Vinhos and H.M. Borges. The Solera 1940 that once started at Veiga França have spent some time traveling between the lodges due to its owners ending up in bankruptcy. Therefore, it feels good it now has…

H.M. Borges 1940 Solera

  A few years ago I had the luck to purchase some discounted bottles of the Veiga França 1940 Reserva Solera, a producer not existing anymore. Veiga França went out of trade during the 1990’s I believe – and their…

H.M. Borges – still a desert island wine?

  A cascade of orange peel, sugar cane, nutmeg, vanilla and old casks fills the glass. It’s so complex and sublime you just want to sit there for an hour an savor the bouquet. – We bottled this in celebration…

Veiga França – Madeira Reserva Solera 1940

Vinet jag nu vill berätta om gör mig snudd på gråtfärdig! Dels för att det är ett så fantastiskt vin men också för att det representerar något som inte finns längre. Veiga França stängde för ett antal år sedan på…

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