El Maestro Sierra, Fino Sherry
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Half-Bottle of El Maestro Sierra, Fino Sherry

Item # 27971 375mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This light fino from historic El Maestro Sierra aged in Solera four years. It demonstrates wild yeast and pastry dough aromas. Ocean brine breezes through adding textured salty zip. This bright fino is best with garlic--lots of garlic, seafood, salty nuts, and gamey dried charcuterie.


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After the must has been fortified up to 15% alcohol, a layer of yeast develops covering the surface of the wine preventing oxidation. Via a very controlled system called Solera, the wine ages for about four years, slowly being mixed with older and more aged wine. This wine is dry with a delicious, delicate salinity. It has nutty notes on the nose and on the palate it is savoury with a silky mouthfeel. When Antonio Borrego died in 1976, his wife, Donna Pilar Pla Pechovierto took over the company. Since then, it has been run entirely by women. After her recent death, her daughter took over. A great "fino" with character, personality, and elegance!

- AFR

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