How sherry is transferred from cask to cask

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How sherry is transferred from cask to cask

A short film showing the way that sherries are transferred from cask to cask in the solera/criadera system. This is biologically aged sherry (fino), so a special device is used so that the flor isn’t damaged when fresh wine is added. The fresh wine adds nutrients that helps maintain the flor layer in a healthy condition. [This was shot in very low light, with a very wide aperture, so the camera is hunting around for focus a bit, apologies. It’s just such an interesting process I wanted to share it.]

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2 thoughts on “How sherry is transferred from cask to cask

  1. As a great lover of sherry, including of the Gonzalez Byass Tio Pepe En Rama and Palmas wines, I have found Parts 3 & 4 of your series very interesting indeed. Thank you.

  2. Very, very interested indeed. The system of criaderas and soleras is very difficult to explain and this helps a lot. I’d add that even watching the video I can feel a great respect for the winecellar and the aged wines, so I guess seeing on site must be great!!

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