Lustau Manzanilla Pasada de Sanlúcar Almacenista Cuevas Jurado (500ml)

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Lustau Manzanilla Pasada de Sanlúcar Almacenista  Cuevas Jurado

This Manzanilla Pasada of Sanlúcar is aged for 7 years in a solera of 80 barrels and the butts used for this are over 80 years old!

Tasting Notes 

Pale straw in color, this Pastured Chamomile is deliciously aromatic, with almond and aniseed hints and the characteristic nuance of the sea breeze. Dry, fresh and light, still with the essence and body of a Chamomile and with a refreshing acidity. 

Producers

During the early years, Bodegas Lustau operated as an 'Almacenista'. The Lustau family began bottling their own sherries and exporting by 1950. In the 1980s they expanded their range and introduced the Almacenista range concept of buying and maturing casks from small bodegas to share excellent quality names and styles with enthusiasts around the world.
In 1990 the winery was bought by the family-owned Louis Caballero group.

Bodegas Lustau is considered a world-class benchmark for top-quality wines. Lustau produces all styles of sherry, from Manzanilla through to Pedro Ximénez, as well as special bottlings, single cask, VOS and VORS sherries. The En Rama range, produced from select barrels from each of the three towns, is a highly anticipated release each spring.

Accolades

  • 2019 IWSC Silver Award Winner
Lustau has, over the years, won multiple medals and trophies, including 'Best Spanish Winery' and 'Best Sherry Producer' at the IWSC and the Len Evans Trophy for consistency (won in 2011 and 2016) at the IWC. Current cellar master Sergio Martínez took charge of the winery's oenological team in 2016, after more than 14 years' worth of experience with Lustau. Sergio has been awarded the 'Best Fortified Winemaker' trophy by the International Wine Challenge three years in a row, following in the footsteps of the late Manuel Lozano who had won this award seven times.

Specifications

Year Non Vintage
Bottle Size 500ml
Cultivar Palomino
Country Spain
Alcohol content
17% alc vol 
Units of Alcohol per Bottle 8.5 units
Type Fortified Wine - Dry Sherry
Dietary Information Vegan & Vegetarian
Allergen Information Contains sulphites
Food Matches
Serve at 7 - 9ºC. Perfect as an aperitif, with tapas or as an accompaniment to seafood, oysters, white fish, smoked salmon and asparagus.
Origin Cadiz, Andalucia
Appellation DO Manzanilla Sanlúcar de Barrameda