• Sherry 1925 Marques de Mérito

Sherry 1925 Marques de Mérito

Pepe Mérito, Fino Primo, Sotheby Parke Barnett & Co, Half bottle

930
Vintage 1925
Alcohol 20 %
Button No button
Classification Fino
Packaging No casing
Shape Standard
Size 75 cl

Sherry

Well before the Roman conquest some 2,200 years ago, the area around Cadiz, Spain already boasted a flourishing grape-growing and winemaking tradition. Canaanites, who founded the city around 900 b.c., brought vines and the winemaking trade with them. Greeks added to this knowledge and during Rome’s rule from about 200 b.c. to 100 a.d., Cadiz’s wine industry transformed from a local industry to a phenomenon throughout the known world. Vintages from the area around southern Spain soon were being shipped throughout the Empire. The drink that would become the sherry we know today was a favorite among the Roman elite.

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