Fortified Wine González Byass del Duque Amontillado 30 años
Fortified wine from Jerez. Varietal Palomino aged for 30 years in soleras and criaderas.
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Produced solely from Palomino grapes, González Byass del Duque Amontillado 30 años is a high-end Spanish fortified wine produced by legendary bodegas González Byass, the maker of well-known Tío Pepe.
This premium Amontillado wine from Jerez is qualified as VORS (Vinum optimum rare signatum). It was aged in American oak barrels for a minimum of 30 years with the traditional soleras and criaderas system.
A great after-dinner drink, the fortified wine González Byass del Duque Amontillado 30 años will also pair exceptionally well with blue cheeses, such as a mature Stilton.
Clean and bright, González Byass del Duque Amontillado 30 años is deep caoba, with some dark tinges.
This Amontillado made from Palomino is incredibly complex. Old leather, dry fruit, fine wood, iodine and brine, with some remembrances of "flor" and and hints of aromatic herbs and tobacco.
Dry, concentrated and also supple, this wine from bodegas González Byass has an intoxicating palate. Deep and ever-evolving, with a undending finish reminiscent of dry fruit, herbs and fine wood.
|Our personal opinion||
There is no doubt that González Byass del Duque Amontillado 30 años belongs to the category of world-class fortified wines.
|D.O.||Jerez-Xérès-Sherry-Manzanilla de Sanlúcar de Barrameda|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Ageing||30 years in American oak barrels.|
|Other guides||Decanter WWA 2021: 96 points & Gold Medal. Decanter WWA 2022: 94 points & Silver Medal.|
|Pairings||Alone, Aperitif, Birds, Blue cheeses, Cured cheeses, Fish and gravey, Game animals, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Red meat with gravy, Soup and rice|
|Taste||Dry and aromatic, Dry and full bodied|