Light and fresh like a Fino, Manzanilla is aged close to the coast in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, where it gains a distinctive salty tang...

Initially made as for Fino. The difference is that it has to be aged in a solera in Sanlúcar de Barrameda. The humid sea air encourages a denser layer of flor; the sea is said to provide a salty character to the delicate wine.

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