Bodega Manuel Aragon "Tio Alejandro" Oloroso
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Bodega Manuel Aragon "Tio Alejandro" Oloroso

Item # 49892 750mL

Tio Alejandro is produced from estate-grown palomino grapes grown in Pago Marquesado in chalky albariza barajuela soils. It is an exceptionally complex and powerful Oloroso with a long finish. Bodega Manuel Aragón is a historic bodega and family winery founded in 1795, firmly rooted in the traditional, working-class Sherry culture of Chiclana de la Frontera which is a whitewashed village located in the Bay of Cádiz, 12 miles southeast of the city of Cádiz. Pair with cod fritters.

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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 most stringent requirements) red Crianzas must be aged a minimum of two years; Reservas, at least three...

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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 north-east of Jerez, produces some of the finest Pedro Ximénez in the world.

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 dry unless otherwise specified (as in the case of “sweet Olorosos” in which small quantities of...

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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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