Equipo Navazos, Oloroso Montilla #74

Equipo Navazos, Oloroso Montilla #74

Item # 38354 750mL
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Tasting Notes

La Bota de Oloroso #74 “Montilla” comes from a selection of casks from the Solera Diógenes, located at the Bodega El Puente. The estimated average age of this Oloroso is around 30 years. Sherry fans will be delighted by this incredibly fragrant and full-bodied sherry.


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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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Oloroso

This style of Sherry is dark, rich, full-bodied and complex. Oloroso Sherries mature in cask for up to 25 years with no flor whatsoever, and are thus directly exposed to oxygen over a long period of time. This oxidation gives Oloroso its dark color and powerful aroma, and makes it the perfect accompaniment to hearty stews or meat dishes (if not on its own as a digestif). Olorosos are generally...

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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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