N.V. Williams and Humbert Dry Sack Medium Dry Sherry 1.0 L

Year: N.V.
Appellation: Jerez
Country: Spain
Wine Spectator: 88
Wine Advocate: 87
Fortified Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 19.5%
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A Very Popular Medium Dry Sherry At A Great Price In A Full One Liter Bottle, 33.3% More Wine!!

"Plump and on the sweet side, with golden raisin, date, pear eau-de-vie and peach melba notes, backed by a light twinge of bitter almond that keeps this honest. Drink now. 87,000 cases made. –JM" (WS)

"The NV Dry Sack Medium is produced with Palomino and some Pedro Ximénez grapes, but with care not to mark the wine with a lot of PX character. It's bottled with an average age of seven years and 29 grams of residual sugar. This is one of the better-known brands, and it has an Oloroso character but it's still quite elegant, not too sweet, with just a touch that would make it quite approachable as an aperitif, with cheese and even as part of cocktails." (WA)

Winery Notes:
Dry sack medium dry is bright amber in color with a deep yet delicate nutty bouquet. It's a wine for all occasions, a perfect partner before or after meals. Serve chilled or on the rocks.

In EEC terms, Quality Liquor Wine Produced in a Specific Region, (VLCPRD, CE R1493/99); in Spain, fortified liquor wine that has been aged, with the Quality Demarcation Jerez – Xérès – Sherry, Blended Oloroso or “medium”.

Type of grape:
Palomino and Pedro Ximénez.

Jerez Superior. Pago Balbaína and Carrascal.

Type of wine:
Medium Sherry.

Sugar content:
28 gr./l

Bud musts. Controlled fermentation at 28º C. Fortified with alcohol distilled from wine at up to 19.5º. Palomino and Pedro Ximénez are racked into clean casks while waiting to enter the Criaderas y Soleras system. Physical-chemical ageing through oxidation for at least six years, obtaining a slightly sweetened oloroso, or medium.

Tasting notes:
An amber-coloured wine of intense aromas suggesting dried nuts. Full-bodied and balanced, with little acid and slightly sweet.

Suggestions for consumption:
It can be drunk neat or with ice. It is recommended as an aperitif or to accompany pasta.