Dark golden in colour, obtained by using both types of ageing. During the first three years it is a fino and after that it starts the oxidation process for at least five years. Dry with a yeasty, nutty aroma and a clean, dry finish.
Aged for at least 5 years it is a full-bodied, nutty sherry with a strong and fragrant aroma. Amber to mahogany in color, it is darker, smoother and less dry than amontillado sherries. Matured by the oxidation ageing process.