Emilio Hidalgo "Gobernador" Oloroso Seco Jerez

SKU #1069153 94 points Wine & Spirits

 Notes of anise and clove distinguish this robust Oloroso, accenting its salinity. It recalls the coasts of Jerez with aromas and flavors of iodine, salt and the signature earthy dampness of Hidalgo's very old soleras. Firm on the palate, with sharp acidity that penetrates the depths of the wine's flavors, this would be delicious with clams sautéed in olive oil and garlic.  (6/ 2009)

92 points Wine Spectator

 Shows lovely focus and persistence, with a prominent thread of bitter almond that runs from start to finish, while singed clove, dried orange peel, juniper, roasted cedar and ginger notes fill in the remaining space. Long finish.  (10/ 2013)

K&L Notes

Awesome, rich, yet fully dry Oloroso, the Emilio Hidalgo Gobernador shows a distinctive balance of purity and rancio fruit qualities: intense citrus, green tea, walnut husks and spicy, wood extracted notes combine for a very complete, rich oloroso. This is a must have for any fan of sherries, particularly the amber ones. (Joe Manekin, K&L Sherry Buyer)

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Varietal:

Other White Wines

Country:

Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.
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Sherry

Alcohol Content (%): 20