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Sherry wines: the vineyard

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The Solera system, Velo de flor, Manzanilla, Oloroso, Amontillado, Palo Cortado, Pedro Ximenez, there are many different concepts that spring to mind when referring to sherry wines. However, there are others such as Mahina, Carrascal or Balbaina, for example that … Continuar leyendo

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Andalusian wines

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Andalusia, the southernmost region of Iberian Peninsula, hot, vibrant and full of history. The birthplace of flamenco and some of the best wines in the world for more than 3,000 years. Producing and growing wine in Andalusia dates back many … Continuar leyendo

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Characteristics of aging in ‘Soleras and Criaderas’

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If one characterises Sherry wines and Montilla wines, it is undoubtedly for the mastery of aging in fine woods. A unique method of preparation across the world, often unknown, fascinating, which confers a special character and long life to wines from these wineries. Today … Continuar leyendo

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Gutiérrez farewells Jerez, Bierzo and Galicia, awarding them 100 precious Parker points.

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Luis Gutierrez, the Spanish delegate for the prestigious magazine The Wine Advocate, led by the guru Robert Parker, said farewell to 2014 with a long awaited number of wine tastings from Bierzo, Galicia, aswell as new editions and Jerez wines. An … Continuar leyendo

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Parker Points for Jerez Wines

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The expected Parker ratings  for new wines and vintages from Jerez and Manzanilla de Sanlúcar have arrived, allowing fans of these special wines to have the new scores by the end of 2014.  There is no doubt that these are extraordinary vintages, … Continuar leyendo

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Different types of sherry

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The Designation of Origen Jerez-Sherry goes hand in hand with diversity. Finos, Manzanillas, Olorosos, Palos Cortados, Amontillados, Creams… Sherry encompasses an incredible variety of colours, aromas and flavours, but many find it difficult to distinguish between the different types and … Continuar leyendo

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