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22 Jul
2017

Viña AB: Between Life and Death

Amontillado: a wine “between life and death” – experience dry, golden limbo with this wine that literally breaks the mould by beginning its ageing process under the cover of flor, and finishing with a little oxidisation. Stand-out scents of acetaldehyde and bakery tones mixed with complex, intense and markedly salty flavour in this wine reminiscent of sunset on the vineyard.

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Between Life and Death
15 Jul
2017

Tio Pepe, the Living Wine

How did the traditional Spanish Tabanco inspire our modern revolution of sherry bars? Antonio and Christopher relish a glass of Tio Pepe in the perfect environment – being serenaded in the sun at the tabancos of Jerez. Tabanco San Pablo hosts a full range of sherry wines including Oloroso, Moscatel, Fino, Dulce and Palo Cortado.

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Tio Pepe
8 Jul
2017

The Solera System

It takes a village to raise a child; it takes a leg to build a sherry! Take a look at the dynamic system of Criaderas and Soleras, in which the wine is constantly moving in the cellar to produce a fascinating vintage of sherry made up of countless other vintages, making a rich, layered wine. A leg of casks are stacked on top of one another, the lowest (and oldest) row being called the solera and the highest, youngest contribution from this year’s harvest named the sobretablas. Residual volumes of wine will always remain in the final barrels, containing sherry dating back to the last century.

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The Solera System
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