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José Luis López-Linares

Sherry & the Mystery of Palo Cortado
(Jerez & el misterio del Palo Cortado)

Spain 2015
In Spanish / English subtitles
90 min
Suitable for all audicences

…Engaging documentary that covers various aspects of the golden-hued liquor, from production to cultural standing. Once Spain's most important export, sherry has taken a battering in the past few decades, often seen as a dowdy tipple rather than a complex, versatile drink. Jose Luis Lopez Linares aims to correct this notion, milking the ambiguity surrounding the highly prized "palo cortado," a type whose spontaneous oxidation takes the taste to a whole new level.
Jay Weissberg, Variety

Director: José Luis López-Linares
Screenplay: Juan Fernández Castaldi
Production: Antonio Saura, José Luis López Linares / López-Li Films, Zampa Audiovisual
Sales: Latido Films