Tio Pepe (Gonzalez Byass) Fino Sherry

SKU #250020 Jancis Robinson

 Fresh, riper fruit than the Barbadillo Manzanilla -- such a good, reliable brand! Great concentration and purity. (RH)  (4/ 2013)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Talking about which, the NV Tio Pepe Fino is an icon of Sherry wine. Produced from Palomino grapes aged in the Tio Pepe solera for an average of four years under flor. It has a light nose of dried flowers, almonds and olives, in a subtle way and a dry palate dominated by the chalky notes. Light and easy to drink, it is a good introduction to Fino Sherry. (LG)  (8/ 2013)

Wine Enthusiast

 Round and nutty, with mild floral and honey hints up front. The formula for Tio Pepe calls for a salty, crisp flavor profile with just enough complexity to thrust it into the upper echelon of finos. Slight mushroom and iodine notes appear on the finish.  (6/ 2005)

K&L Notes

This is a dry, pleasantly salty Fino Sherry and very tasty with tapas, particularly those with a seafood theme. Freshly grilled sardines, anyone?

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By: Melissa Smith |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 4/7/2014  | Send Email
A perfect entry level Fino Sherry. The lightest of the sherries, this can be highly enjoyable with an assortment of delicious, simple nibbles. Prosciutto, olives, fried smelt, marcona almonds, etc.

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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