Wine Region: Jerez, Spain
Grape: Palomino Fino
A pungent yet delicate Fino that innocently tempts the palate with salted almond notes complementing lean ocean breezy aromas. This Palamino is subtly rounded, lending a smooth feel and voluminous character, finishing sea foam fresh. A great idea for garlicky tapas, assertive spiced crustaceans and Spanish cheeses. This Sherry comes from 25 year old vines grown in s single vineyard called Macharnudo Alto and was fermented naturally in neutral barrels. The wine remains in "sobretabla" for 1 year, is fortified to 15% and introduced to the Inocente solera, where it ages under flor for 10 years.
About the Winery
After decades of market domination by insipidly sweet, mediocre wines, the world's gaze is increasingly being drawn to Sherry's treasures. This is the tiny proportion of wines still patiently aged in its ancient soleras, with their bracing dryness, thrilling complexity and inspiring antiquity.
And no greater treasures are emerging than those of Valdespino, the producer most steeped in history and rooted in tradition.