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Collection: D.O. Jerez-Xérès-Sherry / D.O. Manzanilla - Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Sherry is a wine with a protected designation of origin and may only come from the southernmost part of Spanish Andalusia. This sherry region is officially named D.O. Jerex (Xérès) Sherry y Manzanilla. This region forms a large triangle on the map between Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa Maria. It's a beautiful area with picturesque white villages, rolling vineyards, exquisite palaces and a lively street life.>

Inland, at the heart of the region, is the city of Jerez de la Frontera. It is from here that the wine derives its name. Sherry is in fact an anglicisation of Sherris, the old Moorish name for Jerez. A lot of bodegas are to be found in the old Moorish city centre. You can nibble on delicious small eats in its many tapas bars, washed down with a little glass of sherry. You can also find a lot of bodegas in the fishing village of Sanlúcar de Barrameda. This village is famous for a special sort of sherry, Manzanilla. The third most important place for sherry is the harbour city of El Puerto de Santa Maria. Sherries have been shipped from here for hundreds of years.

The sherry region is particularly well suited to the production of this special wine for two reasons. Firstly, the climate is extremely favourable to growing grapes. It's very hot in the summer, cooled by a west wind (Poniente) off the sea. Secondly, the region has a particular soil, known as Albariza. It is dazzlingly white in colour and very chalky. This allows the grapes to develop their elegant taste and aroma. The limestone soil is very good at absorbing rain water and so there is always an available supply of water in the soil for the vines, even in the dry summer months. Most of the grapes are grown on Albariza. Two other soil types are also found here: Barro (clay) and Arena (sand). Only a very small share of the grapes grow on these two soil types.

The Palomino grape represents 95% of the vines and is by far the most important grape for sherry. Additionally, Muscat (called Moscatel in Spain) and Pedro Ximénez are also used. Both of these grape varieties are often left to dry in the sun after harvesting. Their water evaporates and their sugar content becomes more concentrated. Sweet wines are often made from these dried grapes, but they are also used to make dry sherries somewhat sweeter.

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Urium Fino Mons en Rama 0.5L
Urium Fino Mons en Rama 0.5L - Fino en Rama sherry uit Jerez - palomino fino - Bodegas Urium
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Urium Dark Cream Clasico
Urium Dark Cream Clasico - Cream sherry uit Jerez - palomino fino en pedro ximénez - Bodegas Urium
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Oloroso Xpertvinum 'Singular y Ancestral' 0.5L
Oloroso Xpertvinum 'Singular y Ancestral' 0.5L | Oloroso sherry - Jerez - Xpertvinum
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Fino La Janda
Fino La Janda | Fino sherry - palomino fino - Alvaro Domecq
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Urium Oloroso Clasico
Urium Oloroso Clasico - Oloroso sherry uit Jerez - palomino fino - Bodegas Urium
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Urium PX Clasico
Urium PX Clasico | Sherry van Bodegas Urium | Pedro Ximénez | D.O. Jerez
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Urium Palo Cortado Clasico
Urium Palo Cortado Clasico - Palo Cortado Sherry uit Jerez, Spanje - palomino fino - Bodegas Urium
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Urium Amontillado Clasico
Urium Amontillado Clasico - Amontillado sherry uit Jerez - palomino fino - Bodegas Urium
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Juan Piñero Cream Viejo 0.5L
Juan Piñero Cream Viejo 0.5L | Cream - sherry - palomino fino en px
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Pedro Ximénez Viña 98
Pedro Ximénez Viña 98 - pedro ximénez uit Jerez, Spanje - px - sherry - Alvaro Domecq
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El Cerro Oloroso 0.5L
El Cerro Oloroso 0.5L | Oloroso sherry - palomino fino - Callejuela
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Alvaro Domecq 1730 Palo Cortado 0.75l
Palo Cortado van Alvaro Domecq online kopen
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Lorente y Barba Oloroso
Lorente y Barba Oloroso - Oloroso uit Jerez - sherry - palomino fino
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Urium PX V.O.R.S. 0.5L
Urium PX V.O.R.S. 0.5L - PX V.O.R.S. sherry uit Jerez, Spanje - pedro ximénez - Bodegas Urium
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€57,40
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La Casilla Amontillado 0.5L
La Casilla Amontillado 0.5L | Amontillado - sherry - Jerez - Callejuela
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Urium Palo Cortado V.O.R.S. 0.5L
Urium Palo Cortado V.O.R.S. 0.5L - Palo Cortado V.O.R.S. sherry uit Jerez, Spanje - palomino fino - Bodegas Urium
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