|Natural sweet wine
A classic from this Cordoba cellar with almost three centuries of tradition. A mature vintage wine with a powerful aroma, made from grapes that have dried to raisins in the sun and matured using the traditional criadera and solera system (casks in horizontal rows). It undergoes periodic extractions and fractional blending, followed by an ageing period of five years in American oak casks.
Drinking and storing
In Montilla-Moriles, Andalusia, Spain, there is a storied winery called Alvear. It was founded at the beginning of the 20th century and has a long history of making excellent wines from the Palomino vine. The winery is well known for its classic solera-produced sherry-style wines. Sherry has been made for generations using the solera system, a technique for maturing and combining wine. Transferring wine from one barrel to another, progressively blending several vintages, and...