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1

Name three major sherry pagos.

Jerez de la Frontera
Macharnudo
Añina
Carrascal

Sanlucar de Barrameda
Callejuela
El Maestre
Miraflores

El Puerto de Santa Maria
Los Tercios

2

Who produces Innocente, and from where? What parallel solera produces Amontillado? How long do these wines age?

Valdespino, from Macharndo Alto
Tio Diego is the Amontillado Solera
Innocente spends 10 years under flor; 12 for Tio Diego, followed by 5-6 years oxidatively.

3

Name three VORS wines from Valdespino

Cardenal Palo Cortado
Coliseo Amontillado
Su Majestad Oloroso
Niños PX
Toneles Moscatel

4

Who produces the La Bota series?

Equipos Navazos
Focus is vineyard and cask selection, not house style.

5

Where is Antonio Barbadillo? What is he most famous for?

Sanlucar de Barrameda
In 1827, first to name a wine Manzanilla (branded Divina Pastora) and release it in bottle, under the Bodegas El Toro label.
More contemporarily, En Rama releases.

6

What does En Rama indicate?

Sherry bottled without the typical hard filtering; applies only to biologically aged styles.

7

What are Barbadillo's vineyards?

Gilbalbín
Santa Lucía

8

Name three sherry houses owned by Grupo Estevez?

Valdespino
La Guita
Marques de Real Tesoro

9

Who produces Tio Pepe?

Gonzales Byass
Fino.
First vintage 1849

10

Three Fino Sherries

Valdespino Innocente (10 years under flor)
Lustau Almacenistas Fino del Puerto Gonzales Obregon (1st to name individual pagos; also produces Fino en Rama)
Gutierrez Colosia Fino Elcano
Gonzales Byass Tio Pepe Fino

11

Three Oloroso Sherries

Gutierrez Colosia Oloroso Sangre y Trabajadero (12 years in solera, founded 1800's, purchased by Colosia in 1982)
Valespino Oloroso Su Majestad VORS
El Maestro Sierra Oloroso 15 anos

12

Two Manzanilla Sherries

Barbadillo Manzanilla (largest/most important bodega in Sanlucar; also bottles en rama 4x per year)
Valdespino Manzanilla Deliciosa (also bottled en Rama and labeled by season (primavera, etc.).

13

Two PX

El Maestro Sierra (also in Viejisimo VORS)
Valdespino Niños VORS
Alvear Montila-Moriles Solera 1830 (also 1920, 1927) - killer value

14

Two Palo Cortado

Valdespino Palo Cortado Viejo Calle Ponce (also Cardenal VORS)
Barbadillo Palo Cortado Obispo Gascon
Lustau Palo Cortado Peninsula

15

Three Generoso Liqueur Sherries

Valdespino Pale Cream Ideal
Lustau Rare Cream Sherry Solera Reserva
Gonzáles Byass Cream Sherry Solera 1847

16

Three Amontillado Sherries

la Bota de Fino Que Va para Amontillado #45 (Montila Moriles, PX)

17

Manzanilla Pasada/Fino-Amontillado

Lustau Almacenistas Manzanilla Pasada de Sanlucar Cuevas Jurado
Navazos La Bota de Fino "que va para Amontillado" #45 (PX, from Monila-Moriles)