Spanish Wine / Jerez
Sherry wines Wines with Jerez Denomination of Origin can be located in Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa Mar& (...) continue reading
Wines with Jerez Denomination of Origin can be located in Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda Trebujena, Rota, Chipiona, Puerto Real, Chiclana, all in the province of Cádiz. Its land is characterised by an undulating terrain of white limestone marl. In addition, there is the zone known as “Crianza” in Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María and Sanlúcar de Barrameda where we can find Denomination of Origin Jerez Xeres Sherry and wineries of Crianza and “Expedicion.”
The characteristic climate of the Denomination of Origin Jerez area is mainly warm and heavily influenced by Atlantic Ocean. These conditions favour an optimal development of the grapes until it matures and ready to harvest
Only wines from the area of “Crianza” have the right to a Jerez Denomination of Origin. Three types of grapes are present in Jerez: Palomino Fino, Pedro Ximénez and Moscatel. It is here that we can find one of the true treasures of Andalusia: the Moscatel wine.
This type of wine originates from the Moscatel grape, which is matured and bathed in sun. From this grape, a dry and semisweet wine is obtained. Whether consumed during a dinner with friends or a weekend aperitif, a Jerez Denomination of Origin wine will always provide a touch of harmony and pleasure during those special moments.