This is a dry, very aromatic, mineral manzanilla, the typical Sanlúcar sherry style: light, very fresh, with a salty tang. Manzanilla is the Spanish word for chamomile and is used to name this sherry style because of its aroma reminiscence together with notes of almonds and dough. From the 1822 original Argüeso winery solera –sherry traditional set of oak butts.
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Wine name: Manzanilla San León
Type of wine: Manzanilla sherry
Vintage year: Saca 2017
Grape varieties: Palomino fino
Winery: Herederos de Argüeso S.A.
Production area: Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz
Appellation: DO Jerez - Sherry
Alcohol content (Vol.): 15%
Wood ageing: Average 6 years
Type of wood: oak criaderas and soleras system
Number of bottles produced: n.a.
Winemaking details: Controlled temperature fermentation at 25ºC to obtain palomino fino white base wines. Alcohol fortification to 15% prior to biological ageing in oak butts -criaderas and soleras- under yeast top layer or veil of flor. Residual sugars: less than 3 g/l.
Colour: Golden yellow
Rim: Straw yellow
Body: Light bodied
NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS
Predominant floral aromas reminiscent of chamomile and notes of almonds and dough, with the characteristic salty tang of Sanlúcar sherries and a slightly bitter aftertaste.
Crisp, sharp, fresh, dry, delicate, yeasty, nutty and tangy.
|Spain geographical indications||DO Jerez|
|Grape varieties||Palomino fino|