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Callejuela Amontillado

Callejuela Amontillado

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The Callejuela Amontillado is made using Palomino grapes from the estate vineyards. It's matured by ...

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Details for Callejuela Amontillado

Type

Amontillado

Wine region

Jerez-Manzanilla (Spain)

Grapes

Palomino fino

Producer

Callejuela

Alcohol content

18.0%

Bottle size

0.75 L

Review

The Callejuela Amontillado is made using Palomino grapes from the estate vineyards. It's matured by means of the 'solera and criadera' system with tiers of casks for 12 years, combining biological and oxidative ageing.

It appears an amber colour with orange and copper glints. A clear-cut and striking nose emitting notes of woodwork and dried fruits and nuts, with saline notes evocative of Manzanilla in the background. A dry, glyceric palate, brimming with nuances; toasted almonds, hazelnuts and subtle touches of raisins and caramel. A long and herbaceous aftertaste with a flourish of good acidity which keeps it very lively. It will keep on developing.

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  • ViewDeep yellow / Orangey glints
  • Bouquet:Mineral notes / Higly aromatic / Herbaceous notes / Dried fruit and nuts / Saline notes / Aromas of freshly shaved wood
  • Mouth:Persistent / Dry / Long finish
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 10º C and 12º C

Callejuela

Callejuela

The history of Bodega Callejuela dates back to around 1980, when Francisco Blanco Martínez, descended from vine growers and having 20 years of experience in the wine world, began producing artisan grape juice to sell to other wineries and small quantities of wine for personal consumption. Francisco, father of the current managers, started at that time to buy vineyards in the Marco de Jerez region. In 1997, they moved to Pago del Hornillo, one of Sanlúcar's highest areas, a...