Bertola Medium NV, Jerez, Bodegas de Merito
The Sherry is completed with the addition of a pinch of Pedro Ximenez that will give it the characteristic sweetness of Medium wines.
A wine cellar in the Denomination of Origin Jerez is something unique. Nowhere else in the world breeding this singular wine with its system of criaderas and soleras. The Cellar Díez Mérito brings two hundred years of history with wine and names that will conquer our senses.
In 1876 brothers Díez y Perez de Muñoz started a wine business in Jerez. A few years later another brother, Francisco joined them and ‘Díez Hermanos’ was born. At that time, His Majesty King Alfonso XII appointed the company a Royal Warrant as suppliers and by doing so they could use de Spanish Royal coat of Arms in their wine labels and stationery.
Elaborated from Palomino grapes must, supplemented to 15º of alcohol (head) and then aged biologically under a velum produced by yeast (the so-called ‘flor’) in American oak casks under the ‘Soleras y Criaderas’ system, that adds fruity aromas and light taste to the wine.