Osborne Carlos I Imperial
  • Category Spanish Brandy
  • Country Spain
  • Distillery Osborne
  • Age 20 Year Old
  • Style Spanish Brandy
  • Alcohol 38%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • roasted
  • dry
  • sherry
  • vanilla
  • tobacco
  • nutty
  • figs
  • almonds
  • plums

Osborne

Carlos I Imperial (0.7l, 38%)
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The Black Bull Brandy.
 
The Osborne distillery was founded over 200 years ago, in 1772, in the Andalusian town of El Puerto de Santa María, where it still remains located. This now 6th generation family-run business started with sherry production and later expanded into Brandy in the mid-19th century. They're known for having the richest style of all the Spanish brandies, adding specially grown and macerated plums, almonds, and other fruits and nuts to its brandies at an early stage in the maturation process. Their logo is the Toro, after the black bull, which has become a Spanish cultural icon.
 
Carlos I Imperial Brandy is made from 100% Airén grapes, using the traditional and artesian Arab method of copper pot still, Alquitaras, to achieve a unique eaux-de-vie. Aged through the solera system in American oak casks which previously held Osborne's Amontillado and Oloroso Sherry Wines. Holendas (spanish for Eaux-de-vie) in the soleras has been aged for more than 20 years on average.
 

  • Category Spanish Brandy
  • Country Spain
  • Distillery Osborne
  • Age 20 Year Old
  • Style Spanish Brandy
  • Alcohol 38%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Colour
Intense amber with gold highlights. 
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Crème brûlée, roasted coffee, dry fruits, figs and tobacco.
 
Flavour / Taste / Palate 
Crème brûlée, vanilla, roasted coffee, hazeulnut. Deep and round.
 
Finish 
Silky and persistent. 

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  • roasted
  • dry
  • sherry
  • vanilla
  • tobacco
  • nutty
  • figs
  • almonds
  • plums
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Character Dogson
Brandy comes from the Dutch word “brandewijn,” which literally translates to “burnt wine.” And it’s an accurate description — you distill wine by heating/burning it up in a still until the concentrated alcohol emerges.
It is thought that wine was originally distilled to Brandy to lessen the tax which was assessed by volume.
The Spaniards are second only to the people of the Cognac region in the quantity of Brandy they make, and they drink far more of their own Brandy than the French do Cognac.
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Character Dogson
Brandy comes from the Dutch word “brandewijn,” which literally translates to “burnt wine.” And it’s an accurate description — you distill wine by heating/burning it up in a still until the concentrated alcohol emerges.
It is thought that wine was originally distilled to Brandy to lessen the tax which was assessed by volume.
The Spaniards are second only to the people of the Cognac region in the quantity of Brandy they make, and they drink far more of their own Brandy than the French do Cognac.
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