Sherry is one of the wine worlds most underrated offerings with the exception of a few countries with Spain and Britain being the two.
There is amazing versatility in the world of Sherry that ranges from crisp and dry with floral notes all the way to chocolate, nutty and slight coffee bean notes - in short, it is amazing stuff.
given that it does not receive much attention the greatest examples can be enjoyed for we are peanuts in price.
The “Tio Diego” is an Amontillado style Sherry but uniquely aged for 15 years. This extended aging under flor is unique, and yields an Amontillado whose oxidative character is much softer and more integrated than lesser amontillados. It is a wine of soaring complexity and depth, but with a silkiness that is uncommon In Amontillados.