Wednesday, 24 April 2013
24.4.13 Latest Tio Pepe En Rama Released
The 4th in the series, the 2013 Tio Pepe en Rama has been launched in the UK at the Big Fortified Tasting in London today. En rama Sherry undergoes the least possible stabilisation and filtration, leaving the wine in a state similar to that in the solera, and far more complex than the normal wine. Chief winemaker at Gonzalez Byass, Antonio Flores, describes it as “untamed Tio Pepe”. This year’s release has more flor character than usual, due to the mild and wet winter and spring which makes the flor grow thicker. The wine was bottled on the 8th of April, and being en rama, should be drunk sooner than the normal wine, ideally about 3 months.
RRP is £14.99. Only 10752 bottles have been released along with a few half bottles, so don’t hang about!!