Bodegas Valdespino (375 ml) 'Deliciosa' Manzanilla Sherry, Sanlucar de Barrameda DO
Item Number: 9593
Sub Region: Jerez
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
Residual Sugar(g/L): <2 g/L
Total Acidity: 4 g/L
Soil Type: Albariza (white chalk)
Vineyard Notes: The grapes for this Manzanilla Sherry come from the famous Pago Miraflores in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, located very close to the Atlantic Ocean. The vines are bush pruned (goblet) in the traditional method.
Type of Aging: Biological (under flor) in Bodegas Misericordia in Barrio Alto
Number of Levels: 6 Criaderas and 1 Solera
Average Age: 5 years
Vinification: The wine ferments in stainless steel tanks in Sanlúcar. The wine undergoes biological aging under a veil of flor for over 5 years. The Manzanilla solera is one of the most famous called Misericordia (after the bodega) with a very long and rich history.
Tasting Notes: Deliciosa Manzanilla Sherry has delicate salinity and yeasty aromas along with citrus, almonds, minerals and fresh herbs. It is dry, crisp, and brimming with mineral freshness. There are pronounced nut flavors as well as a delicate, brioche character. Serve chilled in a white wine glass as an aperitif or paired with seafood and fish dishes.