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Berlin Film Review: ‘Sherry & the Mystery of Palo Cortado’

17 February 2015 5:03 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Though lacking the structure and balance of the wine itself, “Sherry & the Mystery of Palo Cortado” is a mildly 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. Food channels, more than fests, will be the natural consumers here.

The unwieldy title won’t help with marketing, making the film seem even more like a TV promo, and while vet docu helmer Lopez Linares keeps returning to the “mystery,” he arouses interest rather than satisfying viewer curiosity. “Palo cortado” literally means “short stick,” or “short line, »

- Jay Weissberg

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