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All about Sherry: an amazing tasting, and why we should drink more of it.
Essential to the production of sherry is the growth of a layer of film-forming yeasts on the top of the developing wine. This is known as the flor, and it forms spontaneously from yeasts that are abundant in the winery environment when the sherry casks are left incompletely filled.
Sherry types: dry and sweet styles SherryNotes.
The soil in this region is chalk / limestone based, and provides the perfect conditions for growing the Palomino grape, Pedro Ximénez and Moscatel, the three grapes used for making sherry wine. Read more about the production of sherry, or essential elements like flor, the solera system or the terroir of the sherry region.
Sherry Wikipedia.
Sherry must come from the triangular area of the province of Cádiz between Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and El Puerto de Santa María. However the name sherry" is used as a semi-generic in the United States where it must be labeled with a region of origin such as American sherry or California sherry.
Sherry alcoholic beverage Britannica.
Glass of Amontillado, a pale dry sherry, with a small bowl of olives bottle in background. Authentic sherry comes from the sherry region, which is officially demarcated and indicated on a bottles label by the words Jerez DO Denominacion de Origen.

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