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Alvear 1927 Solera Ximinez 375ml

Rated 98 - The NV Pedro Ximenez Solera 1927 is non-vintage, but does have some 1927 material in it. This is totally dark brown/amber with notes of...
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Alvear Amontillado Carlos Vii 375ml

Rated 93 - The NV Amontillado Carlos VII has a medium/dark color, notes of toffee, roasted nuts and coffee, but finishes dry with great acidity and...
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Alvear Cream 750ml

Rated 91 - Alvear produces a non-vintage Cream, which is essentially a sweeter style of Oloroso. Its dark amber color is accompanied by sweet,...
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Alvear Cream Festival Pale 750ml

Gold pale in colour. Delicate and fresh. Pears and flowers in the aromas. Slightly sweet. It is very fresh and smooth. Very pleasant. Perfect with...
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Alvear Fino En Rama 2008 500ml

Rated 90 - The 2008 Fino En Rama is unfiltered, unfortified Fino from Pedro Ximenez grapes aged under flor for three years. Being unfiltered,...
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Alvear Montilla-Moriles Oloroso Asuncion 375ml

Rated 92 - A beauty, with praline, flan and salted caramel notes lending a flattering edge. The core of bitter orange, gingerbread and green tea is...
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Alvear Pedro Ximenez Solera 1830 750ml

Rated 97 - The NV Solera 1830 Pedro Ximenez is the oldest and most concentrated sweet wine from Alvear. It comes from a solera created in 1830...
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Alvear Pedro Ximinez De Anada 2014 375ml

Rated 96 - The 2014 Pedro Ximenez de Anada is dark amber and sweet, with notes of honeyed figs, maple syrup, toffee and almond liqueur. It is rich...
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Alvear Sherry Amontillado Solera Fundacion 750ml

Rated 95 - I'm not too sure if the NV Amontillado Viejísimo Solera Fundación is a repackaging of the NV Solera Fundación Amontillado 1729, as...
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Alvear Sherry Fino Capataz De La Casa 750ml

Rated 94 - Presented with a red stamp on the back label that says "Saca 1/2017," the January 2017 bottling of the exceptionally old NV Fino Capataz...
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Alvear Sherry Palo Cortado Abuelo Diego 750ml

Rated 96 - I encountered this wine having lunch at DiverXO, the three Michelin star restaurant from Madrid, and loved it, so I made sure I sourced...
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Alvear Solera Cream 500ml

Rated 92 - Much sweeter is the NV Solera Cream, which offers a dense amber color, creamy caramelized fruits, honeysuckle and roasted nuts, is...
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Barbadillo Cream Sherry 750ml

Rated 89 Cream sherry imported from Spain. Produced by the eighth largest producer of sherry, The Barbadillos have been making sherry since 1821....
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Barbadillo Fino Dry Sherry 750ml

Rated 90 Best Buy - 'Wine Enthusiast'. Gold medal at the World Wine Championships. Dry fino sherry imported from Spain. From the eighth largest...
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Barbadillo Manzanilla Extra Dry 750ml

Rated 92 - Don't be put off by the intensely resinous scent; this is a complex, classic manzanilla, with dark nut notes in the intense flor-driven...
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Andalusia Spain

Andalusia, in the south of Spain, is surely the quintessential Spanish wine region. Here we find all the color and passion of this ancient country, the streets ringing with flamenco music, and wines being enjoyed with gusto at every pavement cafe. The viticultural history of Andalusia is so old, that nobody really knows when it began - it could have been started by the ancient Greeks, or by the earlier Phoenicians who certainly used the peninsula as a trading post. Whoever got it started certainly did a good job, however, as by the time the Romans moved in, the wine industry was already well established, and it has barely faltered since.

Today, the most famous wines made in Andalusia are surely the Sherries, those beautiful, aromatic fortified wines, which come out of the city of Jerez and which are made from the characterful native Palomino grape. Sherry is not the be all and end all of Andalusian produce, however - the region is also highly appreciated for the sweet dessert wines of Malaga and Montilla Moriles, as well as the beautifully refined dry red and white wines from the region’s other DO (Denomination de Origen), Condado de Huelva which are quickly gaining popularity outside of Spain.

Ever since the Phoenicians and Romans brought their knowledge of vine cultivation to Spanish soils, the country's culture has grown alongside wine production, with wine being a vital part of Spanish identity and Spanish traditions. Each region of Spain has a wine quite distinct from the others, and it is produced by smallholders and families as much as it is by large companies and established wineries. From the relatively mild and lush regions of La Rioja to the arid plateaus that surround Madrid, grapes are grown in abundance for the now booming Spanish wine industry, and new laws and regulations have recently been put in place to keep the country's standards high. By combining traditional practices with modern technology, Spanish wineries are continuing to produce distinctive wines of great character, flavor and aroma, with the focus shifting in recent decades to quality over quantity.