This wine is a maximal expression of fino. It has been raised in old American oak casks, well over a decade, substantially longer than normal, underneath 'flor', the film of yeasts that simultaneously feeds off, nourishes and protects the wine.
It's 'very': very expressive, dry, saline, complex, intense, long, pure, breathtaking, moreish, fine wine qualities all. A wine with great contemporary gastronomic potential, combined with great history. Fino viejo Tradición: unique quality, limited production.
Style: Aged Fino “en rama”
Grape variety: Palomino Fino 100%
Ageing: Solera y criadera system is American oak barrels
Bottle: Jerezana 75 cl, waxed
Number of bottles: 1/3.000 two “sacas” in 2014, spring and autumn
Gastronomy: Best served cool to cold, in an ample wine glass, with cured olives, salted delicacies, fish or shellfish.