Jerez in southern Spain is home to the light-colored Albariza soil optimum for growing Palomino grapes and producing the most highly renowned wines in the world. The sherries in the Albariza portfolio originate from this rare terroir. There are two important benefits to the grapes; the impressive high water-retention property nourishes the vines during intensely hot dry summers and its reflective nature created by high chalk content aids in photosynthesis. The celebrated soil of Chablis and Champagne have similar characteristics. After harvest, the grapes are fermented and aged in a fractional blending system yielding wines with depth and complexity. While most producers fortify with bulk spirit made in La Mancha from Airen, the sherries in this portfolio utilize Palomino grape distillate from estate vineyards located in Jerez which integrates seamlessly with the base wine. The experienced and accoladed winemaking team is led by Eduardo Ojeda Cebrian who produces the only sherry in Grandes Pagos de Espana.
The nose has a very intense aromatics of roasted walnut, smoked meat, tobacco, camphor oil blended with caramelized sugar cinnamon spice. On the palate it is powerful, round and full-bodied. This Oloroso has toasted hazelnut, dried orange peel, cardamom spice and savory balsamic note that leads to an elegant dry finish.
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