Equipo Navazos, La Bota de Palo Cortado Sunlucar #75, Sherry

Equipo Navazos, La Bota de Palo Cortado Sunlucar #75, Sherry

Item # 27466 750mL
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  • Limited Production: Only 2 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

A subtle nose belies the deep burnished color in the glass. Flavors on this true Palo Cortado are rich with toasted nuts tossed in orange peels and dried apricots. Whiffs of smoky tea leaves lead to a pleasantly bitter finish on the palate.


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About the Producer

Jerez, Spain The story of Equipo Navazos is the story of a passion shared by a group dedicated to traditional Andalusian wines. Aware of the sleeping treasures that rested buried in the cellars of Jerez, Sanlúcar and El Puerto, as well as in and around Montilla, Jesus Barquín, Quim Vila and Dirk Niepoort decided to rescue some of these jewels. In 2005 they started to select specific butts of...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Spain

Central to the Spanish winemaking philosophy is the belief that wine should be released only when it is ready to be consumed, and not a moment before. Spanish wine law focuses squarely on this issue: the terms Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva are highly regulated indicators of the amount of time a wine has aged prior to its release. In Rioja, Navarra, and the Ribera del Duero (which have the...

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Jerez

Sherry actually gets its name from our anglo-inability to pronounce the word “Jerez,” the town at the southern end of Spain in which the wine is produced. Like Champagne, Sherry can only be called Sherry if it comes from this specific region. That said, there are other “Sherry-styled” wines worthy of note produced outside of the Sherry D.O. (known as vinos generosos). Montilla, lying to the...

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Palomino

Accounting for over 90% of the vine plantings in Jerez, this relatively neutral grape provides the ideal “blank canvas” for the creation of fabulously complex Sherries (much like the Ugni Blanc grape does in Cognac).


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