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Valdespino Palo Cortado Cardenal VORS

Valdespino Palo Cortado Cardenal VORS

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The Valdespino range of old wines is a range of unique sherries, matured over periods of more than 2...

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/ btl 0.75 L

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Details for Valdespino Palo Cortado Cardenal VORS

Producer

Alcohol content

22.0%

Bottle size

0.75 L

Review

The Valdespino range of old wines is a range of unique sherries, matured over periods of more than 20 years (VOS, Vinum Optimum Signatum 'Very Old Sherry') or 30 years (VORS, Vinum Optimum Rare Signatum 'Very Old Rare Sherry’); these are wines with considerable character - intense, complex and profound.

The Palo Cortado Cardenal is made with grape must and Finos that originate from the Macharnudo Alto vineyard. A very old sherry, yet finely balanced and profound, around half a century old, exhibiting aromas of incense and spices, powerful, saline and well-defined.

Smoked / Dried fruit and nuts / Pigs feet / Cured cheeses with intense flavors

  • Soil:Albariza
  • Climate:Mediterranean with atlantic influence
  • ViewMahogany
  • Bouquet:Complex / Tobacco / Chocolate / Dried fruit and nuts / Saline
  • Mouth:Elegant / Long / Characterful / Restrained
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 12ºC and 14ºC

Valdespino (Grupo Estévez)

Valdespino (Grupo Estévez)

Valdespino is one of the oldest Sherry firms and owns one of Jerez's most select plots, Macharnudo Alto - emblematic vineyards that this winery has been cultivating for centuries. Known for its traditional style, it is one of the few that carries out production following the classic system of fermentation in butt, with biological ageing taking place under a film of yeast. In 1999, Valdespino was incorporated into the Estevez Group along with Bodegas José Estévez and Bodegas...