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Product code: 4436

Equipo Navazos, La Bota De Florpower 107 MMXX, Jerez, Spain, 2020

Equipo Navazos, La Bota De Florpower 107 MMXX, Jerez, Spain, 2020

Producer Profile

Equipo Navazos was born out of a group of friends passion to share the authentic, traditional wines of Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, El Puerto de Santa Maria and Montilla … legitimately some of the greatest wines of the world!

These wines come from soleras and individual casks that remain, relatively neglected by the market in corners of many of Andalusia’s most prestigious bodegas. These unexpected yet fortunate findings have been made available to wine lovers around the world in limited quantities under the La Bota series (consecutively numbered editions, with the date of each saca or withdrawal date on the label)… in doing so respecting generations of expertise and care for these rare and beautiful wines. Today their efforts are increasingly focused on producing their own exceptional wines, such as Florpower, that truly express the character of Sanlúcar and its unique terroir. Outside of Andalusia, Equipo Navazos have collaborated with winemakers including Dirk Niepoort and Sergi Colet to develop authentic and individual wines that never fail to impress.

Viticulture

Made exclusively from Palomino Fino sourced from 55 and 85 years old vines in the blessed plot known as Pago Miraflores La Baja, Sanlúcar.

Winemaking

Traditional fermentation takes place in the same 600-litre Jerez casks where it later ages under flor for 8 months. In May 2021 it was transferred into stainless steel where, under a much milder influence of flor yeasts, it remained for 2 months until bottling in July 2021. La Bota de Florpower 107 MMXX, an unfortified white wine, follows vintages 2010 and 2012 (releases 44, 53 and 57) in origin and winemaking practices, and even more the 2014 vintage (La Bota de Florpower MMXIV 67 “Más acá”), which started a line followed by vintages 2015 (release 77), 2016 (release 84) and 2018 (release 97). The 2019 (release 99) was exceptional in several ways, among them the fact it did not have any flor at all ... and with this 2020 (release 107) Equipo Navazos have taken a further step towards what they believe is the perfect point of balance, freshness and expression of the vineyard through ever shorter periods of biological ageing.

Oak Ageing

Time: 8 Months
Type: 600 Litre Sherry Casks
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: None

Tasting Note

Equipo Navazos are experts in extracting the full potential of biological ageing under flor at natural (unfortified) alcohol levels. Years of experience has shown that terroir always prevails regardless of the intensity and duration of ageing, which is why they increasingly tend to limit the latter, as is the case in this latest release.

Awards

Robert Parkers The Wine Advocate 92 Points
The 2020 La Bota de Florpower 107 MMXX has some marine hints and a sensation of syrup (but being dry), gentler and softer, with a milder personality that has elegance but lacks the oomph I expect from Florpower. 92 Points, LG, September 2022.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Palomino Fino 100%
Vegetarian Vegan
ABV:
11%

Closure:
Screw cap

Colour:
White

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl