Victoria Manzanilla, Bodegas de Merito, Sanlúcar de Barrameda
It is fed with the breezes from the sea, the river Guadalquivir and the National Park of ‘Doñana’, which gives it its sharp aroma, very slight bitterness, fruity nose and very pale gold color.
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.
Must from Palomino grapes is supplemented with alcohol up to 15º (encabezado) and then aged biologically, under a velum produced by yeast, the so-called ‘flor’, for at least 3 years in American oak casks under the ‘Soleras y Criaderas’ system.