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Marvellous madeiras
24 May 2012 by Jancis Robinson
Madeira is one of the most thrilling wines in the world. The following were the 16 most exciting madeiras I tasted in London at the third annual bft (Big Fortified Tasting) earlier this month. (You can find out more about this admirable initiative to give strong wines more visibility and attention at .) On the island of Madeira are some of the oldest wines in the world, still very much alive, in a style that is hugely distinctive and wonderfully appetising and wholesome. See more at Desert island wines  and you can find much more by clicking on the madeira tag below. Incidentally, the hugely talented,...

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