This intense, aromatic, dry, mineral manzanilla is slightly more complex than her sister San León. It is not only the ensign sherry of this winery but also so typically representative of the fresh, salty Sanlúcar de Barrameda sherry style that it is often used at international sherry demonstrations and tasting schools. Reminiscence of chamomile along 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: San León Manzanilla Reserva de Familia
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 9 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 1 g/l.
Colour: Golden yellow
Rim: Staw yellow
Body: Light bodied
NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS
Intense floral aromas reminiscent of chamomile and notes of fresh almonds and dough, with the characteristic sea salt tang of Sanlúcar sherries and a slightly bitter aftertaste
Sharp, fresh, dry, complex, elegant, yeasty, nutty and tangy
|Spain geographical indications||DO Jerez|
|Grape varieties||Palomino fino|