Bright lemon-gold colour. Striking salty aromas, with lime rind, candied orange, herbs and chalky minerality. The palate is beautifully balanced between the saline flor flavours and straw, marzipan, cheese strings and rock salt – lean yet vibrant, wafting aromas around the mouth. Fresh, with a tangy, bone dry, nimble finish. This will drink immediately and will continue to develop over 2-3 years.
"Peter Sisseck's long awaited fino, produced following his purchase of Bodega San Francisco Javier in Jerez. This fino comes from Pago Balbaina which spans over 8ha."
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