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Valdespino and Moro - a winning combination...

22nd October, 2013

Valdespino and Moro - a winning combination...

On a warm but wet October day a select group were invited to attend a lunch accompanied entirely by sherries from Valdespino. The lunch was held at Moro in Farringdon where they enjoyed fantastic food pairings with all eight of the Valdespino sherries, giving a real insight into how the different sherry styles can work with different dishes throughout multiple courses.

The event started off with a masterclass given by Miguel Montero from Valdespino who talked through each of the wines on show, the Solera ageing system and the unique characteristics of the wines. Spoiled for choice, the guests were able to do their own wine matching during the lunch across the Manzanilla Deliciosa, Amontillado Tio Diego (single vineyard), Pedro Ximénez El Candado, Palo Cortado Viejo C.P. and Oloroso Don Gonzalo (dry) and Oloroso Solera 1842 (off dry) styles.

An excellent opportunity to taste so many sherries together with food, the standout wine of the day was the Palo Cortado and of course the Pedro Ximénez El Candado which we‘re sure will feature on quite a few Christmas tables this December.