Bought at a Christie's auction at King Street, London on 11 December 2008 featuring Madeira from the Funchal cellar of William Leacock. Lot 132. Lot description:
"Believed to date from the late 19th Century or early 20th Century. Bottled in the 1920's
One litre, oval based, slightly bulbous, three part moulded bottles. "Madeira Velho Verdelho Leacock" printed paper labels
Medium, tapered open rim; very distinctive, old, almost tea-like, fragrance and taste to match, ethereal, good length. October 2008 *** MB"