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Valdespino Inocente Fino Sherry Wine Review

Valdespino Inocente Fino Sherry

Valdespino Inocente Fino Sherry

Jerez D.O., Spain

Community Score:95/100

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2016-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 16.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Valdespino

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 95/100

This non-vintage dated fino sherry offers lovely aromas of toasted almond on the nose and palate. Produced in the heart of the sherry region -- Jerez -- it's fermented in 600-litre American oak botas, which are very large casks. This requires an considerable amount of manual labour as compared to fermenting the wine in stainless steel tanks, especially when more than tens of thousands of kilos of grapes are involved. It's well worth the effort though.

Sherry food pairings: roasted nuts, tapas, grilled fish.

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This Valdespino Inocente Fino Sherry was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Valdespino became part of a much larger wine and spirits company called Grupo Estevez in 1999. The making of sherry is taken seriously here and sherry styles range from Finos to Manzanilla. Bodegas Valdespino has been in existence since 1264. The bodega came to be as a reward to Dona Afonso Valdespino, one of the knights who were involved in driving the Moors from Jerez. For this, he was given land in Jerez as a reward by Spain's then King James I of Aragon. - Community Wine Reviews

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