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Jorge Ordonez Number 1 Seleccion Especial (375ML half-bottle) 2011

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      Seleccion Especial is a late harvest wine made from vines that are over 40 years old. The mountainside vineyards are located in Axarquia between 400-750 m in elevation (1200-2250ft). The vineyards are bound by the Sierras Almijara and Tejeda in the north and the Mediterranean Sea in the south.

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      Those looking for something heavier, richer and more traditional will enjoy the two cuvees known as Seleccion Number I. Both are made from 100% Moscatel de Alexandria. The 2011 Seleccion Especial No. 1, which has 140 grams per liter of residual sugar, was harvested in mid-October. It is a surprisingly medium-bodied, elegant wine revealing lots of minerality in addition to fresh, honeyed citrus and tropical fruits. The sweetness is balanced by good acidity, and this wine is ideal for drinking as an aperitif or after dinner.
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      With the harvest of 2004, came the birth of the first bottles from our winery, located in the village of Almáchar, which lies nestled in the heart of the Axarquía region of Málaga. This mountainous region of steep slopes and slate soil near the Mediterranean is considered one of the oldest viticultural areas in Europe.

      Ours is the first winery to be established in the local area, which is not surprising since the traditional use for Muscat Alexandria grape is in the production of raisins. Though, perhaps, the most innovative aspect of our winemaking proposal was to entrust the elaboration of our wines to world-renowned Austrian winemaker, Alois Kracher, who is undoubtedly the number one in Austrian sweet wines. In addition Gerhard Kracher, who succeeded his father in 2008, a group of entrepreneurs from Málaga participate in the winery together with one of the most prominent Spanish wine importers in the US, Jorge Ordóñez, at the helm of this most original project, and his sister Victoria who is the general manager of the winery.

      Known for bold reds, crisp whites and distinctive sparkling and fortified wines, Spain has embraced international varieties and wine styles while continuing to place primary emphasis on its own native grapes. Though the country’s climate is diverse, it is generally hot and dry. In the center of the country lies a vast, arid plateau known as the Meseta Central, characterized by extremely hot summers and frequent drought.

      Rioja is Spain’s best-known region, where earthy, age-worthy reds are made from Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Rioja also produces rich, nutty whites from the local Viura grape.

      Ribera del Duero is gaining ground with its single varietal Tempranillo wines, recognized for their concentration of fruit and opulence. Priorat, a sub-region of Catalonia, specializes in bold, full-bodied red blends of Garnacha (Grenache), Cariñena (Carignan), and often Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Catalonia is also home to Cava, a sparkling wine made in the traditional method but from indigenous varieties. In the cool, damp northwest region of Galicia, refreshing white Albariño and Verdejo dominate.

      Sherry, Spain’s famous fortified wine, is produced in a wide range of styles from dry to lusciously sweet at the country’s southern tip in Jerez.

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      Apart from the classics, we find many regional gems of different styles.

      Late harvest wines are probably the easiest to understand. Grapes are picked so late that the sugars build up and residual sugar remains after the fermentation process. Ice wine, a style founded in Germany and there referred to as eiswein, is an extreme late harvest wine, produced from grapes frozen on the vine, and pressed while still frozen, resulting in a higher concentration of sugar. It is becoming a specialty of Canada as well, where it takes on the English name of ice wine.

      Vin Santo, literally “holy wine,” is a Tuscan sweet wine made from drying the local white grapes Trebbiano Toscano and Malvasia in the winery and not pressing until somewhere between November and March.

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