Fernando de Castilla

Oloroso Antique
Jerez de la Frontera
€28.25 €23.35
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This sherry is made from the native grape, Palomino Fino which comes from older vines on the estate vineyard “Pago Balbaino” of white albariza soils containing 70-80% limestone. The wine is fortified early on in the winemaking process with grape spirit so that the cap of ‘flor’ yeast doesn’t grow (as in fino sherry) and it undergoes oxidative ageing. It is aged for 30 years using the soleras and criaderas system. It is a complex sherry, with aromas such as dry fruit, hazelnuts, chocolate and sweet spices . The sherry’s concentration gives it a very pure, almost saline finish on the palate which make the sherry incredibly appetizing. A beautiful sherry to serve with nuts or aged cheeses.
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SKU: 60052-00500
Volume: 0,5 L
Country: Spain
Region: Jerez
Subregion: Cadiz
Appellation: Jerez de la Frontera
Château: Fernando de Castilla
Cuvee: Oloroso Antique
Producer: De Castilla
Alcohol: 20%
Website: http://www.fernandodecastilla.com/
The story

This is where sherry is made.  Sherry is a British version of Jerez, (the British have had as great an influence in Sherry production as they had in Port) which can only be made around in a triangular zone that encompasses the town of Jerez de la Fontera, Puerto de Santa Maria and San Lucar ...

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