Pérez Barquero "Gran Barquero" Oloroso Montilla Moriles

SKU #1284559 94 points Wine & Spirits

 Although most Sherry producers offer PX wines, there is, in fact, very little pedro ximénez planted in Jerez, Sanlúcar and El Puerto. Most of the vines are in Montilla-Moriles, where the grapes can produce both super-sweet and concentrated wines, as well as Finos that are both very dry and very ripe. This Oloroso, aged more than 30 years in botas, is intensely saline and earthy, with complex nutty flavors. It is very dry, yet generous and ripe, a vibrant wine that would go well with braised lamb.  (10/2015)

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The NV Oloroso Gran Barquero is produced from Pedro Ximenez grapes aged oxidatively in a solera system for 25-30 years on average. It displays a dark amber color and a complex nose of cigar ash, candied apricots and roasted nuts. The palate is ample, velvety, with good structure, without the rusticity some attribute to the wines of Montilla, and very slightly off-dry, which makes it very approachable. (LG)  (8/2013)

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Varietal:

Other White Wines

Country:

Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.
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Sherry

Alcohol Content (%): 19