July 21, 2014
The story goes something like this. In 2005 Eduardo Ojeda, Dr. Jesús Barquín and Alvaro Giron discovered a trove of superior Amontillado, while tasting through the barrels of a Sherry bodega in Sanlúcar. They purchased enough wine to fill one butt (La Bota) from the owner and bottled it privately, distributing it to friends and Sherry aficionados. The wine was dubbed "La Bota de Amontillado 'Navazos,'" referencing Edgar Allen Poe's story.
This first success led to more Sherry hunting and an increasing number of people in a group that was dubbed "Equipo Navazos" ... [More]