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.
Region: Jerez, Spain
Grapes: Oloroso, Pedro Ximénez