Bodegas Valdespino (375 ml) 'Deliciosa' Manzanilla Sherry, Sanlucar de Barrameda DO
Item Number: 9593
Sub Region: Andalusia
Appellation/AVA: Sanlucar de Barrameda DO
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vineyard Designation: Pago Miraflores
Grape(s): 100% Palomino
Type: Wine - Fortified
Bottle Size: 375 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 15
Soil Type: Albariza (white chalk)
Viticulture: The grapes for this Manzanilla come from Pago Miraflores in Sanlucar de Barrameda very close to the Atlantic. The vines are bush pruned in the traditional method.
Vinification: The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks in Sanlucar. The wine undergoes biological aging under veil of flor for over 5 years in Sanlucar de Barrameda. There are 6 criaderas + the solera. The solera is the most famous Manzanilla solera called Misericordia with a very long and rich history.
Tasting Notes: This Manzanilla shows citrus, almonds, yeast, saltiness and fresh herbs. It is crisp and brimming with minerality. There are pronounced nut flavors as well as a delicate, brioche character.