Tag Archive: En Rama

Lustau 3 En Rama 2016

With the summer weather finally heating up in Ireland and the United Kingdom, en rama season, which has seemed ever so slightly underwhelming on this island at least, is well and truly underway. For… Continue reading

La Guita En Rama – A Manzanilla Worth Waiting For

Luis Gutiérrez notes in his recent article about Sherry in The Wine Advocate that La Guita (Hijos de Rainera Pérez Marín) came under considerable market pressure to release a manzanilla en rama. The bodega has flourished… Continue reading

Sherry Shorts: Unsettled En Rama

The Big Fortified Tasting held on Friday in London showcased a few recently bottled (some for the event itself) en rama releases. While most demonstrated wonderful aromas, the wines generally felt a bit… Continue reading

IPA En Rama?

With ‘En Rama Season’ firmly in swing, it seems like a good time to update on the availability of some of the sherries I highlighted in my article for the May edition of The Taste… Continue reading

1…2…3 En Rama – Lustau’s 2014 Sherry Release

2013 saw the first release of Lustau’s 3 En Rama sherries. Bottled from the Bodegas Lustau soleras in Sanlúcar de Barrameda (Solera 135 from a bodega facing La Calzada Beach on the river bank),… Continue reading

Wines From Spain Tasting – A Sherry Adventure

I’m like a stuck record in bemoaning that despite its rising popularity across the globe, in mainstream terms at least, sherry remains stuck in the doldrums in Ireland. Things weren’t looking good when… Continue reading