€ 39.20/ btl 0.5 L
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The Oloroso El Cerro, amongst the oldest and most special wines made by Bodega Callejuela, obtained the distinction of being named the best fortified wine of 2015 by El Mundo Vino. It's a wine that had already started its formation when Francisco Blanco was running the winery: it's over 20 years old. The grapes come from the estate vineyards surrounding the winery. It's bottled en rama (in as natural a state as possible) with minimal filtration.
On the nose it's generous and rich in fruit aromas (figs, dates and dried apricots), caramel and beeswax. Hints of leather, toasted almonds and warm spices like vanilla and cinnamon. On the palate it's intense, with a perfect balance between acidity and sweetness. The spices become cooler, now evocative of cloves and pepper. The oak comes out in a toasty and subtly caramel finish.
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- Optimum serving temperature:Between 12ºC and 14ºC
The best series of sherry I have tasted
Really wellmade and refined oloroso. The Callejuela wines are simply great. The manzanilla, amontillado and oloroso sherries make a fine set with their variation of classic aromas.
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...