La Gitana
97 points Wine Cellar
Tasting Notes:
A fine elegant sherry of the highest quality. A stellar sensation from one of the oldest and most prestigious producers in Spain's sherry district.


Grape:



Vineyards:
Manzanilla La Gitana is produced according to the traditional method stipulated by the controlling body of the Denomination of Origin “Manzanilla-Sanlúcar de Barrameda” Soil: Albariza in the area “Balbaina” and “ Miraflores” in the Jerez Superior District.


Vinification process:
Controlled fermentation process in water-cooled stainless steel tanks, using the natural yeast of the grape. Then the fortification process takes 11.5% approx. to 15% alc, vol using grape alcohol. Matured in “soltera” or “fractional blending” system in American oak casks in the coastal town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda in the Sherry region. Biological maturation or aging under a veil of the yeast or “flor” this ensures the light dry taste. The “flor” yeast is unique to Sanlúcar de Barrameda, making the aging process very special.


Aging process:



Limited Production
Alcohol Contents:
15% Vol


Main aromas and flavors:
Apple, honey and sunflower


History Awards:
97 points Wine Cellar 1996
91 points Wine Spectator



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