Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Cadiz and Malaga re two key provinces on the wine map. The fino from Jerez and the Manzanilla from Sanlucar de Barrameda are light and dry wines (15 to 17 proof), which are produced in the former.The amontillado and the oloroso from Jerez (16-18 and 19-20, respectively) are dark, aromatic wines with a touch of sweetness. The famous sweet Malaga wines are produced in the regions of Antequera, La Axarquia and Los Montes. The Moscatel, the Pedro Ximenez - popularly known as pedrito-, the Pajarete, the Campanilla and other varieties can be found in any of the wine shops in the villages and towns on the Costa del Solhttp://www.spainsaver.com/costa.htmFamous in English Naval history [Armada fame and Nelson]--------------------
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