2017 Callejuela La Choza Palomino de flor

Jerez, Spain

Premium single site Palomino with a slight flor influence. Salty, sea-breezey, utterly delicious to drink.

$60.00

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About The Wine

The Palomino grape comes in many different guises: from light, refreshing table wines to the full-blown, flor-influenced fortified fino Sherries.

This version, from the impressive Callejuela Bodega, sits somewhere in the middle. These Palomino specialists are producing some of the finest expression of the variety to be found anywhere in Jerez.

Here we see the variety at its most serious. It's full-bodied, almost opulent in style. The suggestion of flor acting as an accent or a seasoning for what it the equivalent to Grand Cru fruit.

Ripe, toasty, cut with a salty touch, this powerhouse Palomino will knock your socks off.

An outstanding wine, lovers of the wines of the Jura or wines of that ilk should take a look at this.

Brother and co-owners, Pepe and Paco Blanco
Brother and co-owners, Pepe and Paco Blanco
Jerez, Spain
Additional Info

From The Producer

Macharnudo is one of the jewels of el Marco de Jerez, growing on Albariza de lentejuelas. 'La Choza' is the Blanco brothers' own small vineyard within Macharnudo. Viticulture is by the local traditional method of vara y puglar ('stick and thumb'), whereby each year the vines are pruned to an active arm (the stick), which will carry perhaps eight bunches, while the thumb side has the sprouts which will develop into next year's stick.

'La Choza' is made in the same manner as 'Hacienda de Doña Francisca' and 'Las Mercedes', but the warmer inland site and attendant influence of levante breezes yields a higher natural degree, and the wine is bottled at 13.5% abv.

Blend : Palomino (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Bodega Callejuela
Bodega Callejuela
Jerez, Spain
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"Now we are in the deep end of the pool - extra volume, with beautifully structured intensity. It's soft, full, golden and earthy, a field of herbs and golden wheat. A typical touch of pan smoke comes in mid-palate. There's a wash of herb tisane in a strong, rich and deep, very savoury and mineral palate. Fenugreek, dried peach, barley water, oat biscuit, honeysuckle, sweet-sour. Swimming along the bottom of deep end, horizontal, with the depth pressure of profundity." - The Spanish Acquisition 

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