The history of Valdespino in Jerez de la Frontera dates back to the year 1264 when the King of Spain granted one of his knights, Alonso Valdespino, 30 acres of vineyards. More than 700 years later Valdespino still remains one of the oldest bodegas in the Sherry District. They control enormous acreage of outstanding vineyards and they have ancient bodegas located in Jerez and Sanlucar de Barrameda which contain Sherries unsurpassed anywhere in the world. Amontillado ... Round, nutty and medium-dry. An aged Fino whose flor has died off. Golden color, moderately dry, and medium bodied. This sherry is ready to be enjoyed now and will not benefit from further aging. It can be served at room temperature, chilled, or on the rocks with an optional lemon peel. Can be used as an aperitif, with tapas, soups, and cheeses. Store tightly corked without refrigeration.