"En Rama" means "in the raw" and is a designation used to distinguish sherries which have received virtually no clarification or filtration. This is as close as you'll get to sherry straight from the cask. Antonio Flores, award-winning master blender at González Byass, selected the 2022 release from 96 butts from the Tio Pepe solera. Flores noted that this year’s saca “was clearly influenced by the weather during the growing season. A very mild, and extremely dry, winter meant that the flor [the yeast covering that protects fino from oxidation] was very active during the colder months.” The annual spring selection is made when the Flor is at its thickest giving Tio Pepe En Rama its distinctive intensity and freshness.
You can read our Sherry Guide here.
The video clip covers the regular Tio Pepe, but the En Rama version simply has to be tasted - it offers so much more!