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RESERVED 1969 Spain Wine Map Vintage- Jerez Xeres Sherry

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Think only your grandma drinks sherry? Think again! NV Bodegas Hidalgo Napoleon Amontillado Sherry. Raisiny, dark fruit, even a touch of oxidation, but a dry finish. Great value. Get to know sherry!

Jerez is a Denominación de Origen in southwestern Spain, with a Mediterranean climate of wet, mild winters & dry, hot summers. Sherry (an Anglicized word for ‘Jerez’) is the most famous fortified wine from this region, made mostly from the Palomino grape. Pedro Ximénez (PX) accounts for about 10% of the Sherry made. After fermentation, a mix of high proof alcohol and old wine called ‘mitad y mitad’ is added. There are 2 major types of Sherry made: Fino & Oloroso.

Pedro Ximenez is a delightful with desserts. Montilla-Moriles, located in the south of the Andalucian province of Córdoba, is an historical wine region of Spain. The wine is similar to the Sherry of Jerez, but has suffered from the comparison. Montilla's dry finos have been rougher than the equivalent Sherry for lack of care in the wine-making process. In the past much of the region's production of Pedro Ximenez, the predominant grape in Montilla, was shipped to Jerez to sweeten their…