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Barbadillo, Versos 1891, Amontillado NV

RRP £8,000

There are very few wines on the market with a history as august as that of this amontillado. Only 100 bottles of Versos, drawn from a barrel gifted to Don Manuel Barbadillo on his birth in 1891 and packaged in a hand-stitched leather box, will ever be sold. This venerable wine is almost painfully intense, with rich flavours of cocoa nibs, smoke, salted nuts and incense, enlivened by a bright streak of lime cordial. To be sipped meditatively while pondering how much the world has changed since this wine was created.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Fortified

Grape Varieties

Palomino

Alcohol

22%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2025

Origin

Country

Spain

Region

Andalusia

Sub-region

Jerez-Xeres-Sherry DOC

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Solera rebels

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Natasha Hughes MW

UK Stockist

Global Stockist

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