£33.40/ btl 0.5 L
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The Amontillado La Casilla made by Bodega Callejuela is the result of letting Manzanilla Pasada mature by means of oxidative ageing. It turns into a flavoursome, mineral Amontillado with classic notes of caramel and dried fruit and nuts. A fresh Sanlúcar Amontillado, perhaps a little less dense than others, but extremely elegant.
It captivates with its intense mahogany colour and exuberant nose, garnished with vanilla and hints of hydrocarbons. Hazelnuts, aromatic herbs, dark tobacco, toasted caramel... Its aromatic array seems inexhaustible. A very concentrated and at the same time most pleasant palate, with very well-balanced acidity. A long, evocative finish with a saline and oaky nuance.
Spicy dishes / Asparagus / Smoked fish
- ViewMahogany / Amber glints
- Bouquet:Ageing notes / Higly aromatic / Vanilla / Undergrowth notes / Caramel / Hydrocarbon notes
- Mouth:Long finish / Concentrated / Saline notes
- Optimum serving temperature:Between 10ºC and 12ºC
The best series of sherry I have tasted
Really wellmade and refined amontillado. The Callejuela wines are simply great. The manzanilla, amontillado and oloroso sherries make a fine set with their variation of classic aromas.
The history of Bodega Callejuela dates back to around 1980, when Francisco Blanco Martínez, descended from vine growers and having 20 years of experience in the wine world, began producing artisan grape juice to sell to other wineries and small quantities of wine for personal consumption. Francisco, father of the current managers, started at that time to buy vineyards in the Marco de Jerez region. In 1997, they moved to Pago del Hornillo, one of Sanlúcar's highest areas, a...