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    Sale 1416

    Finest and Rarest Wines Chartreuse and Madeira Including an Exceptional Private Collection

    11 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 356

    Veiga Franca Reserva 1850
    Old wax cap with remains of paper seal. Stencilled early twentieth century bottle. Level top shoulder (1)
    Sercial, Jardin do Mar 1870
    From Jardin do Mar village on the seaside
    Rebottled in 2016 by GD. New wax capsules. Parchment paper labels. Levels into neck (2)

    Above 3 bottles per lot

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    Veiga Franca Reserva 1850
    Old wax cap with remains of paper seal. Stencilled early twentieth century bottle. Level top shoulder (1)
    Sercial, Jardin do Mar 1870
    From Jardin do Mar village on the seaside
    Rebottled in 2016 by GD. New wax capsules. Parchment paper labels. Levels into neck (2)
    Tasting note: Intense high toned nose with creme brulee and floral aromas. Nicely opening up after some time in the glass. Straw. At first smell the wine appeared a bit tired and etheral but with some air the aromas were freed and the wine lived up. Typical aspect of old high quality Madeira. Focussed start of taste, fine, butter scotch but dry aromas in the mouth. Nice canteiro aged acidity on the finish. Very nice Sercial. Classic a bit rough with longue lingering taste. Strickingly butterscotch on the flavour. After half an hour more inviting nose of firestone, salty even, high toned still. Smokey tones. Fresh acidity. Getter better with time in the glass. Last tasted February 2016. EV.
    Above 3 bottles per lot


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