Valdespino Oloroso Viejo VOS Don Gonzalo Jerez

Country: 
Spain
Region: 
Jerez
Item code: 
SVA013
Vintage: 
NV
Bottle sizes: 
375 ML, 750 ML
Appellation: 
Jerez
Wine type: 
Sherry
Valdespino
Varietals: 
White Blend
Varietal notes: 
Palomino Fino
Old Valdespino Oloroso with aging over 20 years. The solera was first started in 1842.
The color is mahogany. On the nose there are hints of caramel, toasted almonds, and apricots. The palate has a great acidity and a very long persistent finish.
95
92
96 Decanter
The NV Don Gonzalo Oloroso 20 Anos VOS, produced with Palomino grapes from the Carrascal vineyards, is fermented in stainless steel and aged for over 20 years in oak botas. It is a very serious Oloroso, even if it’s not totally dry. It offers bitter almonds, hazelnuts, incense, Cuban cigar ash, and dark chocolate as well as a complex, a very intense, round and ample palate. This wine really fills your mouth. Very intense and with great acidity, it represents very good value for the quality it delivers. A tamed beast. Drink 2013-2019.
Features toffee, singed alder and steeped tobacco leaf notes, but remains polished, with a caressing feel, offering accents of bitters, cardamom and clove on the finish. Shows an understated intensity. - JM
Decanter: Mellow mocha, spice and polished wood nose, the palate has beautiful complexity, rounded and sweet with lovely chocolate, nut and spice on the lingering finish. Gold Award
Field Publication Computed: 
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Field Rating Computed: 
95\nThe NV Don Gonzalo Oloroso 20 Anos VOS, produced with Palomino grapes from the Carrascal vineyards, is fermented in stainless steel and aged for over 20 years in oak botas. It is a very serious Oloroso, even if it’s not totally dry. It offers bitter almonds, hazelnuts, incense, Cuban cigar ash, and dark chocolate as well as a complex, a very intense, round and ample palate. This wine really fills your mouth. Very intense and with great acidity, it represents very good value for the quality it delivers. A tamed beast. Drink 2013-2019.\n92\nFeatures toffee, singed alder and steeped tobacco leaf notes, but remains polished, with a caressing feel, offering accents of bitters, cardamom and clove on the finish. Shows an understated intensity. - JM\n96 Decanter\nDecanter: Mellow mocha, spice and polished wood nose, the palate has beautiful complexity, rounded and sweet with lovely chocolate, nut and spice on the lingering finish. Gold Award \n