An amontillado fino sherry. Pale golden. Smooth and full on the palate. Pungent, distinctive flor aroma with slight wooden notes. The estimated period of ageing is some 7 years. All the grapes are from vineyards owned by Gonzalez Byas in the Jerz Superior zone. Consume preferably within a year. Serve cold. Optimum temperature 6/14 degrees C. Serve in a small tulip shaped glass to half the capacity, to full appreciate its delicate aroma. Goes especially well with cured ham cheese, almonds, olives. It is excellent with all kind of red meat or game.
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Lemon-yellow colour and bright greenish hues, with aromas primarily of tropical fruits, typical of proper maturity.
An added complexity expressed by the aroma of chocolate and vanilla notes, given by the time in new French oak. in mouth it is intense, fresh, and complex with a balanced acidity that gives a long and delicate finish.
Limited stock, 2015 vintage coming soon.
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Distinctive pale pink in colour with a fine, elegant mousse and red fruit aromas on the nose. On the palate the wine has excellent weight, balance and complexity, and represents superb value for money.
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Inspired by a pink Sicilian sunset, this wine has a light and attractive nose with notes of rose petals, pomegranate and strawberries. On the palate, the wine is silky smooth, light and fresh with no angularity and a beautiful finish.
This wine has few limits: excellent as an aperitif, with light pasta dishes or even with fruit, fillet of grouper with tomatoes, spaghetti alla Norma, warm octopus and potato salad, pasta with fresh tuna and courgettes, sea-food, oysters, raw sword fish and sushi, salami made with black Nebrodi pork, fresh hard tuma cheese.
The Syrah grapes come from the Planeta family's Dispensa winery...
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A dark gold colour with copper hints. Penetrating smoky wood aromas. In the mouth the wine is soft, reminiscent of dates and dried apricots. Complex and well balanced. The 'Anada 1997' is a vintage sherry produced from 100 per cent Palomino grapes. In order to preserve the natural sugars fermentation was arrested, and the wine was aged for 17 years in American oak barrels. The 1997 vintage produced 8.000 bottles. Food pairings - Pairs well with foie gras, fruit desserts, cakes, pastries and soft cheeses (such as the Torta del Casar).
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Deep dark ruby with a violet rim.
Notes of black and sour cherries, berries, spices and dried fruit.
The palate is creamy with soft tannins and integrated oak.
Perfect with duck.
80% Corvina and 20% Rondinella.
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Bright straw yellow, star bright. Ripe summer fruit on the nose with floral notes. Soft, aromatic and rich on the palate, with good grapefruit acidity. Light toasty and biscuity flavours from the oak and the lees, with hints of cinnamon over grapefruit on the finish. Beautifully balanced. This rich dry white has been fermented in oak to give it a kiss of toasty richness that is balanced by crisp, fresh, citrus characters.
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