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The Gobernador Oloroso by Emilio Hidalgo is a sherry from the Spanish wine region D.O. Jerez, aged for many years.
A bright mahogany colour shines in the glass. This noble sherry convinces the nose as well as the palate with its strong nutty aromas - walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds. On the palate, this Spanish wine convinces with its full-bodied and dry character and a long-lasting reverberation.
Vinification of Hidalgo Gobernador Oloroso The grapes harvested
by hand are destemmed, gently pressed and the must produced therefrom fermented in a temperature-controlled manner in a stainless steel tank. The young wine is then drawn off, sprayed on and placed in American oak barrels for the first ripening. The barrels are filled only to a certain extent (maximum 85%), so that the characteristic pile (a yeast layer) can develop, which seals the wine airtight and gives it the sherry-specific aroma.
After maturation, the wine is transferred to the traditional Solera system, in which sherries of the same type are aged in barrels arranged one above the other. The oldest wines are stored in the lower barrels (Solera), while the youngest wines are stored in the upper rows (Criaderas). The sherry intended for sale is always removed from the lower barrels. In this case, however, only a small part (a maximum of one third) is removed and the removed part is then filled up by sherry from the upper rows. The whole principle continues to the uppermost barrels, where young wine, the Mosto, is added to the sherry. In the Solera, the amontillado loses its pile and the oxidative ripening process begins. During this phase, it develops its aromatic fullness and strong color.
Food recommendation for Gobernador Oloroso Emilio Hidalgo
This dry sherry from Spain goes best chilled as an aperitif. But this wine is also a treat for spicy, refined meat dishes.
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|Type of Wine:||Fortified Wine|
|Style of Wine:||Sherry|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,0|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||3,0|
|Sub region:||Jerez DO (ES)|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , Gift for good friends , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , Cooking with Friends , Romantic Dinner|
|Ageing in:||small barrel|
|Grape Variety:||Palomino Fino|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||D.O. Denominación de Origen|
|Soil:||Lime , Sand , Loam|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||Caramel , Walnut , Honeydew melon , Raisins|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Style:||Old World , Warm Climate Winegrowing Region , classic|
|Food Pairing:||spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Sherry Glass/ Nosing Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||20,0|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Emil Hidalgo SA - Calle Clavel N°29 - 11402 Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz) - Spanien|