Filming at a stately but spooky library somewhere in Massachusetts, Mark explains why Madeira is the ultimate wine for a supernatural occasion like a seance or Halloween. Its unique toffee-and-citrus taste is positively haunting.
D’Oliveira Sercial Madeira 1969 (Portugal, $125)
Other marvelous Madeira:
Barbeito Bual Madeira 1863 ($545)
Barbeito Sercial Madeira 1978 ($125)
D’Oliveira Terrantez Madeira 1988 ($90)
Rare Wine Company Historic Series Boston Bual Madeira ($45)
Note: good vintage Madeira is in short supply, so remember to ask your favorite wine merchant. Also visit Madeira specialist Rare Wine Company here: