What is a solera brandy?

Solera is a process for aging liquids such as wine, beer, vinegar, and brandy, by fractional blending in such a way that the finished product is a mixture of ages, with the average age gradually increasing as the process continues over many years.

Which wine is made from solera system?

This system is called solera and it is used in the production of all types of sherry, dry or sweet. It is also commonly used for other wines, Spanish brandy, sherry vinegar, Madeira and Port wines and occasionally other drinks like whisky or beer.

What is solera used for?

The solera system was first conceived in Spain, and it’s still used for spirits like fortified wine and rum, especially in former Spanish colonies like Guatemala and Venezuela. A solera system involves rows of barrels that are stacked on top of each other.

Is all sherry solera?

Solera systems are not specific to Sherry—they can be used on non-vintage bubbly, Port, rum and balsamic vinegar. Most Sherries go through the solera system, but it’s just one of the parts of the Sherry-making process. Check out our ABC’s of Sherry for more on how those wines are made.

What is solera rum?

​Solera is a process for ageing rum by gradual blending of rums of different ages with the result that the finished product is a mixture of all these rums.

Does Port use solera?

Solera aging is a system developed by the Spanish and Portuguese and is used in the production of Sherry and Port. Not only is this system complicated in nature, it’s a lot of work and takes a long time to realize the benefits of using it.

What is Glenfiddich solera?

Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera Single Malt Whisky is produced using a unique method of aging and blending. Like its 12-year-old sibling, Glenfiddich 15 is exceedingly gentle, fruity, and complex.

Is all Sherry solera?

Who owns Solera Holdings?

Vista Equity PartnersSolera Holdings / Parent organization

What is solera in sherry?

A solera system is a collection of barrels, traditionally stacked (with the bottom row containing the oldest vintage), for the purpose of fractional blending across vintages. More on that in a moment. Solera systems are not specific to Sherry—they can be used on non-vintage bubbly, Port, rum and balsamic vinegar.

¿Qué es el método Solera?

Si bien el método Solera es una antigua práctica artesanal que tradicionalmente se habían reservado los productores españoles de jerez y brandy, actualmente es posible obtener rones que utilizan esta técnica.

¿Qué es la solera del ron?

Cuando el ron alcanza la madurez deseada, una porción es trasegada en cascada desde la hilera superior de barricas hasta la segunda, y así sucesivamente hasta llegar a la cuarta hilera que es la que está más cerca del suelo (de aquí el nombre de Solera que significa, llegar a la del suelo).

¿Qué es el sistema de criaderas y soleras?

Botas en el Consejo Regulador del Jerez. El sistema de criaderas y soleras es un método de envejecimiento del vino, ron y brandy que se emplea en las denominaciones de origen específicas del marco de Jerez y de Montilla-Moriles, en España.