Type of grape: Palomino and Pedro Ximinez.
Vineyards: Jerez Superior. Pago Balbana and Carrascal.
Alcohol content: from19.5 % Alc. /Vol.
Type of wine: Medium Sherry.
Sugar content: 28 gr./l
Production: Bud musts. Controlled fermentation at 28 C. Fortified with alcohol distilled from wine at up to 19.5. Palomino and Pedro Ximinez are racked into clean casks while waiting to enter the Criaderas y Soleras system. Physical-chemical ageing through oxidation for at least six years, obtaining a slightly sweetened oloroso, or medium.
Tasting notes: An amber-coloured wine of intense aromas suggesting dried nuts. Full-bodied and balanced, with little acid and slightly sweet.
Suggestions for consumption: It can be drunk neat or with ice. It is recommended as an aperitif or to accompany pasta.
- this is an old favourite - Review by edward swindells, YELVERTON