Appetizer

Bodegas de la Cuesta Cream

Sweet mature fruit essences slightly smoky and velvety.
0,75 liter - 17.5% ABV
€ 10,60 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
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Article: Bodegas de la Cuesta Cream
Country: Spain
Region: Jerez
Category: Sherry, sweet
Classification: DO
Producer: José de la Cuesta
Grape variety: 75%  Palomino, 25%  Pedro Ximénez
Alcohol: 17.5%
Residual sugar: 162 g/l
Acid: 4.5 g/l
Colour: A play of colour of dark bronze with light mahogany stings.
Flavour: Concentrated very much in the nose, easily smoky with approvals of dried fruits.
Taste: As plums and dates combined with approvals by cocoa with a raisin-sweet develop ripe fruits at the palate. Ripe, velvety structure.
Drinking temperature: Serve at cool room temperature. Opened once the sherry shall be stored in the refrigerator and drunk within a week.
Drink recommendation: Lovely sherry to desserts like cakes, gâteaus or fruits. Perfect companion also to blue cheese (Gorgonzola, Stilton). Try it also on ice cubes with an orange slice.

After 8 years maturity period this Oloroso is mixed with nice Pedro Ximénez to become cream sherry to this unique one. This excellent balance is the product of the wedding of a complex Oloroso with an extensive Pedro Ximénez.

At first one gets a dry white wine  from the fermentation of the types of vine Palomino and Pedro Ximénez with an alcoholic content of 11 to 13 per cent. This young wine is graded up with spirit of wine on the desired alcoholic content and filled into a 500 liter barrel. At first for a year this wine matures. After that it is improved and blended in a special method, the "Solera (y Criadera)" system.

The label Cuesta has its origin in the famous sherry house José de of La Cuesta which is in the possession of the Caballero family since 1932. Furthermore the Caballero family has the prestige wine-growing estate Vina Herminia which already founded its first wine cellars at 1830 in Spain. Because of the knowledge of its cellarers and the constant claim only to create best wines and Sherries of the highest class the family Caballero is known for highest qualities.

Ingredients/allergens
Allergens: Sulphites
Further details
Country of origin: Spain
Company: Luis Caballero S.A.
Address: C/ San Francisco, 32 115000, El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz) Espana