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Barbadillo "Cuco" VORS Oloroso

Half-Bottle of Barbadillo "Cuco" VORS Oloroso

Item # 38650 375mL
$79.96/ Single Bottle
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  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

A rare, limited older bottling of sherry from historic producer Barbadillo. The Oloroso is a deep amber color and has incredibly expressive aromas. Refined and complex with layers of dark chocolate, nuttiness, and lingering umami on the finish.


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