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Valdespino Oloroso Don Gonzalo VOS

Valdespino Oloroso Don Gonzalo VOS

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The Valdespino range of old wines is a range of unique sherries, matured over periods of more than 2...

62.50

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Valdespino Oloroso Don Gonzalo VOS

Producer

Alcohol content

21.0%

Bottle size

0.75 L

Review

The Valdespino range of old wines is a range of unique sherries, matured over periods of more than 20 years (VOS, Vinum Optimum Signatum 'Very Old Sherry') or 30 years (VORS, Vinum Optimum Rare Signatum 'Very Old Rare Sherry’); these are wines with considerable character - intense, complex and profound.

The Oloroso Don Gonzalo originates from the Carrascal and Macharnudo plots and, like its “sibling” VORS, exceeds the age limit set by legislation. In keeping with its approximately 30 years of ageing, this is a powerful, intense Oloroso, yet offering a light, pleasant mouthfeel.

Food pairing

Pigs feet / Smoked meats / Cured cheeses with intense flavors

Vineyard

  • Soil:Albariza
  • Climate:Mediterranean with atlantic influence

Tasting notes

  • ViewMahogany
  • Bouquet:Higly aromatic / Dried fruit and nuts / Toasted almonds / Dried peach strips
  • Mouth:Complex / Persistent / Dry / Long

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 12ºC and 14ºC

Valdespino (Grupo Estévez)

Valdespino (Grupo Estévez)

Valdespino is one of the oldest Sherry firms and owns one of Jerez's most select plots, Macharnudo Alto - emblematic vineyards that this winery has been cultivating for centuries. Known for its traditional style, it is one of the few that carries out production following the classic system of fermentation in butt, with biological ageing taking place under a film of yeast. In 1999, Valdespino was incorporated into the Estevez Group along with Bodegas José Estévez and Bodegas...