The Making of Sandeman Imperial Brandy

28 November 2011 12:08 pm | Posted by siteadmin


Jerez Brandy is a spirit made from distilled wine, produced exclusively in the protected sherry appellation region in the south of spain.

Brandy de Jerez differs from other brandies in several ways. Exclusive to the Jerez area is the traditional production system, the characteristics of the wooden casks in which the wine is aged and the particular climatic conditions of Jerez.

As Sherry wines grew in popularity it became natural for the producers to age their “brandies” in oak casks, using similar maturing processes and conditions. The combination of the purest wine alcohols, the unique conditions of the bodegas of Jerez, and the use of Sherry-aged oak butts in the traditional solera ageing process permitted the creation of this particularly interesting brandy, with characteristics which are profoundly different to brandy from other regions. Brandy de Jerez is a unique Brandy produced exclusively in the Jerez-Sherry-Xeres denomination of origin in the South of Spain.

After distillation, Sandeman Imperial Brandy is aged for one year in Sherry-aged oak casks. img_62821

Autumn gold in colour, Sandeman Imperial Brandy de Jerez has complex aromas with oak and vanilla higlights. Well balanced on the palate it is round and full bodied in a contemporary style with the rich lingering flavour of Sherry and the finesse of fine Brandy de Jerez as a digestive in a Cognac glass or try a warming sip-mix 1 shot of Sandeman Imperial Brandy with 1 shot of Butlers Van der Hum Tangerine Liqueur and relax and enjoy.


Graham D

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