White - Fortified

1982 Gonzalez-Byass Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Finest Dry Palo Cortado Añada

Palomino Fino

  • Spain
  • Andalucía
  • Jerez-Xérès-Sherry
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Label borrowed from 1979
Label borrowed from 1978
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • bernardo wrote: (96 points)

    November 12, 2015 - Muita goiabada no nariz. Com o tempo, a madeira se ressalta e o caráter de destilado envelhecido grita. Muito fino, complexo, profundo e longo.

  • Xavier Auerbach wrote: (95 points)

    September 19, 2015 - A private lunch (Restaurant Bareiss ***, Baiersbronn, Germany): Bottle no. 221/667. Extremely beautiful orange amber shot with mahogany; the nose is deep and rich, detailed and precise, with candied fruit, a hint of pecan nuts, the typical Palo Cortado touch of sour butter, warm woody notes and nice floral lift; the palate is concentrated and salty but not forbidding, dry but with enough natural glycerin to avoid austerity, a savoury woody note and bracing but well-integrated acidity; the lively finish is very long and reveals the drier side of the wine.

  • yofog wrote:

    June 30, 2015 - Super suave, very refined on the palate, with a beautiful aroma and lingering, penetrating flavor of a homemade peanut butter cookie, maybe one with macadamia nuts in it.

  • Man in Black wrote:

    October 16, 2014 - The wine is clear and bright with a medium amber colour and presence of dense legs. The nose is clean and fully developed, showing pronounced intensity aromas of prunes, raisins, carmel, toffee, coffee, almonds, nail varnish remover and acetaldehyde. The wine is off-dry with a low acidity. It has low soft tannins and a high alcohol. It has a full-body and pronounced intensity flavours of prunes, raisins, carmel, toffee, coffee and almonds. The finish is long.

    It is an outstanding quality wine. It has a lingering finish and a great flavour concentration. It shows a very nice complexity provided by biological and oxidative ageing in the Solera and the clear typicity of an Palo Cortado Sherry. Drink now, the wine is already fully developed and there is no point in ageing it.

  • henrygjeffreys Likes this wine:

    September 20, 2014 - smells a little green, almonds
    dry, very dry
    great acidity and length
    Sadly I tried this after the 78 and it could only be a let down.
    WOuld love to try again.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/11/2013 (link) 93 points

    (Gonzalez-Byass Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Finest Dry Palo Cortado Añada) Light medium orange color with pale meniscus and medium orange lights; appealing, redolent, almond paste, Abba Zabba, salty caramel nose; very tasty, oily textured, almond paste, tart flan, tart orange cream palate with medium acidity, tea-like tannins and freshening acidity; very long finish (bottled 2/11/2010; 20.5% alcohol) 93+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1982
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer Gonzalez-Byass
  • Varietal Palomino Fino
  • Designation Finest Dry Palo Cortado Añada
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Andalucía
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Jerez-Xérès-Sherry

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  • In Cellars 6 (86%)
  • Consumed 1 (14%)

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