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Williams & Humbert Dry Sack  (Spain)

Williams & Humbert's Dry Sack is a blended wine composed of different types of sherry, in this case Amontillado, Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez wines. Dry Sack is slightly different in the sense that the mixture is returned to a solera after blending.

The grapes for Dry Sack are sourced from Williams & Humbert vineyards in the Jerez Superior area (Pago Balbaína and Pago Carrascal).

This is a Medium sherry, which means that it is sweetened, in this case to around 30 grams of sugar per liter. It used to be called Medium Dry, although it would be hard to find the 'dry' in this wine. It can be enjoyed on its own, as an aperitif or as a gentle digestif.

Williams & Humbert are famous for this kind of “married blend”. The blend is produced quite early in the process and the composition goes through a solera system to mature further. No doubt 'early blending' helps to integrate the flavours and produce a more harmonious result, rather than blending mature wines that have aged separately.









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