Brandy Gran Duque d'Alba Oro, 700 ml
- Brandy type: Grape Brandy
- Strength: 40%
- Volume: 700 ml
- Aging type: Solera system
Brandy noble color between antique mahogany and ebony.
Full and soft taste of brandy differs incomparable nutty bouquet, underlined the nuances of chocolate, raisins and vanilla. The finish is attractive, creamy, long and silky.
In the rich aroma of brandy notes of vanilla, oak and forest foliage intertwined with nuances of walnuts, violets, dried fruit and meadow grass.
Brandy can be used as a standalone drink as a digestif in its pure form, and ice in a cocktail or in combination with custard coffee.
Based on brand "Gran Duque d'Alba Oro" is a ready-made brandy "Duque de Alba", which is created from dry young wine, the last fermentation at low temperature in order to extract the most comprehensive fragrant bouquet, aged on the lees and double prodistillirovannogo. For brandy liters under distillation stills copper is used as at least six liters of dry white wine. Excerpt brandy is produced by the method of "Soler and kriadera" (Solera y criaderas). Technology "Solera" involves the simultaneous storage and aging of wines from different years of harvest. In the pyramid of barrels of Oloroso sherry, bottom row is called "solera", the rest of the barrels are called "kriadera." Brandy is bottled strictly in the bottom row of barrels, which are shown in one-third of the wine. This part of the wine from the barrels topped overlying layer of the pyramid. And so on until the top row, which is filled with wine. Total number of levels Solera usually is seven, but the pyramid "Gran Duque d'Alba Oro" consists of 5 series 500-600-liter American oak barrels. Full cycle endurance "Solera" is at least 25 years, but it happens, and comes to a hundred!
The company "Williams & Humbert" was founded in 1877 by two British gentlemen - Alexander Williams and acceded to the wife's brother Alexander Arthur Humbert. For more than a century, the company is a manufacturer of some of the world's most famous sherry and brandy. The winery is located in Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, where there is more than 1,200 acres of vineyards and the largest in Europe, wine cellar, equipped with the system Soler. In 1979, an international group "Williams & Humbert" acquired corporation Medina, whose members worked for many years in various industries sherry in Spain, and in 1960, through the efforts of Jose Medina, teamed up to create their own production. Today, the company is named "Bodegas Williams & Humbert SA", has several wineries in different regions of Spain and produces quite a wide range of high quality beverages: brandy, sherry, brandy, rum, and even - the only one in the world - produces a cream liqueur made from brandy category Salerno Gran Reserva.