Fernando de Castilla

NV Antique Fino 50cl

£24.30 per bottle

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Bodegas Rey Fernando de Castilla is located in the historic centre of Jerez. Its story began with the aristocratic Andrada-Vanderwilde family, who for two centuries provided grapes and wine for the production of sherry in the area. In 1972 Fernando Andrada-Vanderwilde took over some old sherry cellars and brandy soleras from a couple of local bodegas, and changed the name of the company from Fernando III to Fernando de Castilla.

In 1999 Jan Pettersen, a Norwegian with 15 years experience at Osborne, bought the company and also acquired a neighbouring almacenista, José Bustamente. He also formed a partnership with a local grape grower – to ensure consistent supply of high quality grapes – unusual for the smaller bodegas, who usually have to rely on co-operatives. He decided to focus entirely on high-end, complex sherries - in the process upgrading the bodega to one of the most interesting and highly regarded of the small independent sherry houses in Jerez.

Produced from 100% Palomino Fino grapes in Jerez de la Frontera. The Antique Fino is rich and long with greater depth and complexity than a standard Fino - as such Jan refers to this as his 'Winter' Fino! Appealing salty tang and a long citrus finish. Very fresh and pure.

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Located in Jerez · Spain

The cellars of Fernando de Castilla are in the historic heart of Jerez, where the Andrada-Vanderwilde first founded their business more than two centuries ago. The brand was established in 1972, taking its name from King Fernando de Castilla, who conquered much of Andalusia in the 13th century and......

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