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Definition : In EEC terms, Quality Liquor Wine Produced in a Specific Region, (VLCPRD, CE Nº 479/2008 Del Consejo de 29 de Abril de 2008); in Spain, fortified wine with the Quality Demarcation Jerez – Xérès – Sherry. Oloroso.
Type of grape : Palomino.
Vineyards : Jerez Superior. Pago Balbaína and Carrascal.
Alcohol content : 19% Alc./Vol.
Type of grape : Oloroso.
Sugar content : Less than 6 gr. /l., obtained from concentration through evaporation.
Production : Bud musts. Controlled fermentation at 28º C. Fortified with distilled wine alcohol at up to 19.5º. The Palomino enters the racks before entering the Criaderas y Soleras system for physical-chemical ageing through oxidation in oak casks. A unique dry oloroso.
Tasting notes : Bright amber. Intense aromas characteristic of this type of wine and a hint of dried nuts and fruits. Dry, rich, with smooth tannins, it is luscious and balanced. A long finish.
Suggestions for consumption : As an aperitif, at meals with red meats and stews.