Appearance: Dark mahogany, luminous, transparent, gleaming.
Aroma: Round, clean, elegant, reminders of wine, distinguished, with hints of raisins and plums.
Taste: Well-balanced, smooth, perfectly rounded, with traces of old mahogany.
"Cardenal Mendoza" Classico is a Solera Gran Reserva Brandy, the highest category within the regulating council "Brandy de Jerez". The holandas of the highest quality from the alquitaras are aged using the traditional method of soleras and criaderas (2 añadas, 8 criaderas and one solera).
"Cardenal Mendoza" is aged in American oak casks that cave previously been used for the ageing of Pedro Ximénez and old Oloroso wines. These oak casks form part of one of the largest Brandy Solera Gran Reseva bodegas in the world, a definitive guarantee of the age and quality of this brandy.