Area: Sherry, Andalucia.
Rich old amontillado nose. Lots of depth. Nicely nutty. And not too sweet. Properly dry on the palate. Nicely austere. Yet rich and full flavoured on the follow-through. Elegant and intense. Fine.
New to the UK (We have the only stock retail) and new to the world, Bodegas Yuste is a project of some sensationally wealthy spaniards with a sherry habit. They’ve acquired some top quality old Bodegas and are rekindling them, bringing a new house back online. This has given them stocks of amazing mature wines, resulting in this Amontillado averaging 19 years of age in the bottle, with wines going back far older. Racey and fresh still, but with extremely concentrated flavours of spice, nuts and fresh toffee popcorn. Get down to this with some quality Iberico ham.