Bodegas Barrero 1798

Manzanilla Gabriela - 6 Years Old


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FLOAT PAST YOUR WORRIES
Leave your work worries behind and pick up a glass of sun-kissed, salt-waved, breezy, fresh, flowery goodness. Easy going picnic on the beach feels.
Good for a two-step on the sand.
One of the very few single-vineyard Manzanilla wines.
The Las Cañas vineyard in the Pago Balbaina Alta, amongst the three best Albariza Terroirs.

Facts

Annual Production: 6,000 bottles (ALBAE Wine Club has access to a limited number of 500 annually)
Type:  Manzanilla (White)
Body:  Light
Palate:  Dry
Finish:  Smooth/Spicy
Grape Variety:
 100% Palomino Fino from Pago Balbaina Alta, Las Cañas vineyard
ABV%: 15.0
Ageing:  6 years, with 9 Criaderas (2800 butts of 500 l each, maturing in nine leves or Criaderas)
Winemaker (Cellar Master):  Pedro Gallego
Bodega: Bodegas Barrero (former M. Sánchez Ayala since 1798)
Region: Andalucía, province of Cadiz, Sanlucar de Barrameda
Designation of Origin (DOC): Jerez & Manzanilla de Sanlucar
Micro-Climate: Atlantic / Mediterranean; mild and humid
Elevation: Between 60 and 90 meters above sea level
Age of Vines: Between 30 and 80 years old
Soil: Albariza (mainly Tosca cerrada); calcareous
Viticulture / Farming: Traditional and Sustainable Farming
Harvest: Manual

Tips

  • Drink now or keep for up to 6 years
  • Pairs with Tapas, Manchego or any cheese (cow, goat or sheep), Ibérico ham, Paté or any Spreads, Poultry, Pasta or Pizza, Legumes or Meat, Seafood, all kind of fish, rice-based dishes, Sushi, Sashimi and spiced Asian or exotic dishes
  • Serve very well chilled
  • If you are serving multiple wines from Jerez, such as Manzanilla, Fino, Amontillado, Palo Cortado, or Oloroso, we recommend to follow this order.  You can serve an entire meal paired only with wines from Jerez and Sanlucar, the Land of Albariza

 

Terroir

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Vinification

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Winemaker

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Ratings

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