Fortified Wine San León Manzanilla
Fortified wine made from Palomino and aged for 60 months in soleras.
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The best-known Spanish fortified wine of Bodegas Argüeso, San León Manzanilla is made solely from Palomino grapes sourced from vineyards with albariza soils located in DO Jerez-Xérès-Sherry-Manzanilla de Sanlúcar de Barrameda.
Traditionally vinified, this Manzanilla was aged under flor veil for 6 years minimum in American oak soleras, the oldest of which dates from 1822.
After choosing the best samples, San León Manzanilla was bottled
Intense and characteristic, this fortified wine from Jerez won a Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge 2017.
The fortified wine San León Manzanilla is pale yellow with some steely reflections.
Saline and complex, this fortified Palomino has a lively herbal note intertwined with dry fruit, green olives, fine lees and old wood.
This Manzanilla of Bodegas Argüeso is linear and intense, with a razor-sharp acidity, tremendous energy and amazing concentration of flavours. Long, leesy finish with a saline and herbal twist.
|Our personal opinion||
An astounding value, San León Manzanilla is a phenomenal wine in its own right.
|D.O.||Jerez-Xérès-Sherry-Manzanilla de Sanlúcar de Barrameda|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Ageing||72 months in American oak barrels using the soleras system.|
|Name of Award||International Wine Challenge 2017 - Gold Medal.|
|Pairings||Grilled fish, semi-curred cheese, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto|
|Taste||Dry and aromatic|