'Hacienda de Doña Francisca' is a specific small vineyard within Pago
Callejuela, on the estuary side of Sanlcar. The Albariza here is Tosca cerrada.
The fruit is picked at full maturity, which only plays out to 12% due to the
cool site and poniente breezes. The juice is fermented in old Manzanilla botas,
and the resultant wine is aged on fine lees with 10% ullage for 7 months of
ageing under velo de flor. The smaller ullage than typical facilitates only a
light coverage of flor, which in combination with the shorter ageing term,
emphasises expression of the Albariza over that of the yeast.
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