This wine has its origins in the ‘criaderas’ of the old Bodegas José Pemartín & Cia. dating back to 1810.
Elaborated from Palomino grapes must, supplemented to 15º of alcohol (encabezado) and then aged biologically under a velum produced by yeast, the so-called ‘flor’, in American oak casks under the ‘Soleras y Criaderas’ system, that gives its color from amber to mahogany, the fruity aromas and light taste.
It is then aged oxidative to 17º and acquires roundness of taste and nose.
In the end the process is be completed with the addition of a pinch of Pedro Ximenez that will give it the characteristic sweetness of Medium sherry wines.
- Wine class: Generous liqueur wine
- Wine type: Jerez Medium
- Grape: Palomino and Pedro Ximenez
- Soil: Albariza soil, Jerez Superior.
- Aging: Biologic, under a velum produced by yeast, the so-called ‘flor’. Afterwards Oxidative.
- Age: More than 3 years, under the ‘Soleras y criaderas’ system.
- Wood: 500 liter American oak casks
- Alcohol: 17%.
- Color: Amber to Mahogany.
- Nose: Slightly sharp, fruity and sweet.
- Taste: Slightly sharp, delicate and sweet.
- Temperature: Serve between 15 and 18º C. approx.
- Foodpairing: Game or red meats, ham and very cured cheese.