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Solero DP116 Aged Flor

The Seppeltsfield Solero Collection is inspired by the traditonal Spanish and Portuguese 'fractional blending' method of aging wines. This system delivers high quality and style consistency by blending younger wines into old. After
utilising only the very first cut of free-run juice and fortification with a neutral spirit, the DP116 Aged Flor is matured in our Solero nurseries to an average age of 16 years. Seppeltsfield's historic Solero nurseries are identifiable by the carefully stacked barrels in which they gracefully mature.

RRP Your Price
$32.00 $28.80 / Bottle (500ml)
$384.00 $345.60 / Dozen (500ml)
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94 points, James Halliday

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Seppeltsfield's DP116 is crafted using the Palomino variety, renown for its neutral flavour profile and suitability to dry Apera styles.
The DP116 is similar to the DP117 dry flor, where a layer of yeast (flor) adds palate complexity in the form of aldehydic characters. This layer of flor however is later removed with the DP116, prompting oxidative maturation and the development of subtle nutty flavours.

Vineyard Region
South Australia

Grape Variety
Palomino

Maturation
Matured in our Solero nurseries to an average age of 16 years

Colour
Deep golden with a light, olive-green tint

Nose
Mixed peel, aged-flor characters and delicate honey

Palate
A delicate balance between freshness and wood aged characters, retaining a dry finish of extraordinary length

Wine Analysis
Alc/Vol: 21.5%
pH: 3.07
Acidity: 7.9 g/L

Food Matches
Prosciutto with fresh pear and goats cheese

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