Brandy de Jerez is a spirituous drink obtained from spirits and distillates of wine. It is
precisely the use of this raw material in distillation, the wine, where lies the root of the
basic differences between brandy and other spirits, made from barley, molasses from
sugar beet or sugar cane.
Brandy de Jerez is different from other brandies because of its individual and unique
organoleptic characteristics, which are: First, the ageing of Brandy in American oak
casks, which have previously been filled with sherry, wine and then emptied. Secondly:
the use of the traditional system of criaderas and solera for the ageing process. Third
is the ageing process of Brandy that takes place exclusively in cellars/bodegas located
in the municipalities of Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María and Sanlúcar de
There are three types of Brandy de Jerez:
· Brandy de Jerez Solera: The young and fruity, with an average ageing of one year.
· Brandy de Jerez Solera Reserva: with an average period of three years of ageing in
· Brandy de Jerez Solera Gran Reserva: Brandy with longest ageing process of at least