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Flashcards in Sherry/Madeira/Port Deck (15):
1

Sobre Tables

intermediary state for wines that have developed flor yeast
last 6 months to a year in american oak casks

2

mitad y mitad

a grape spirit and mature sherry mixture used for fortification

3

difference between seleccionado and reserve on a bottle of Madeira and a bottle of special reserve madeira

seleccionada =blended for three years but less than five
reserve = five yrs less than 10
special reserve 10 yrs less than 15
extra reserve = 15 yrs less than 20

4

Generoso Styles in Order

FIno
Amontillado
Oloroso
Palo Cortado
Manzanilla Fina
Manzanilla Pasada
Manzanilla Oloroso

5

What is gordura

Sherry fortified to 17-18 percent alcohol which will not allow flor to grow

They will become oloroso sherry

6

Describe soleo in sherry

Drying of px or moscadel grapes on grass matts prior to fortification used for sweetening

7

List sherry age certifications

12 yr
15 yr
VOS 20 yr avg sherry

VORS 30 yr avg sherry

8

What is dulce de almibar

Mixture of fino and sugar

9

What is Palo

Destined to become a fino or a manzanilla alcohol between 15-15.5

10

Size of a sherry butt

600 liters

11

List four styles of wines for vors sherry

Amontillado
Oloroso
Palo Cortado
Pedro Ximenez

12

Define Amontillado

amber in color either by adding color or sweetner or a fino sherry that has been aged 7-8 years
16-18% alcohol

13

Which village of Sherry falls outside the province of Cadiz?

lebrija

14

aging for extra reserve Madeira

15 years

15

aging for special reserve madeira

10 years