Bodegas Hidalgo Jerez-Xeres-Sherry Manzanilla la Gitana 2009

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Night OneThe color is a very light bright yellow straw.The nose on this is bright and delightful, fresh apple peel, nuts, and the frothy salty tops... Read more

From Feb 19-20, 2011 WSJ article on sherry: "Made in the town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, the only place where Manzanilla can legally be produced, th... Read more

`Very rich, almost painfully intense wine pungent freshness and great subtlety. Incredibly long aftertaste features a hint of almond skin, an inten... Read more

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Snooth User: dbhonig
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0.00 5
02/15/2009

Night OneThe color is a very light bright yellow straw.The nose on this is bright and delightful, fresh apple peel, nuts, and the frothy salty tops of waves on an Atlantic beach. On the palate it is very crisp and tight. The taste on the initial attack is very fresh tart apples dipped in kosher salt, followed by lightly toasted salted almonds. The finish lingers for a long time.Night TwoThe nose has not changed from Night One to Night Two. On the palate it is just as salty, with less fruit and some liquid smoke and toasted nuts. This is incredibly flavorful, but the flavors are unusual in a wine, even a fortified wine. Salt is really the predominant flavor, so if you are not a greek olive and feta fan don't bother. The finish is different, fruity with apples as an aftertaste. I don't really love this wine. I am, however, quite fascinated by it.UPDATE- a hat tip to Alex of Eating Leeds for the reminder, for Manzanilla is most definitely a food wine. I drank think with mixed salted nuts and dried fruit (almonds, pistachios, cherries, raisins). Even with the salted nuts this was too salty for my personal taste, but that is most definitely a personal palate observation, not a criticism of the wine itself.


Snooth User: Nathan P
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0.00 5
02/21/2011

From Feb 19-20, 2011 WSJ article on sherry: "Made in the town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, the only place where Manzanilla can legally be produced, this is a dry, somewhat nutty and definitely savory Sherry that's a great aperitif or accompaniment to cheese." A cocktail: Up-to-date Cocktail 1.5 oz. Manzanilla Sherry 1.5 oz rye whiskey 1 tsp. Grand Marnier 2 dash Angostura bitters Stir all ingredients with ice and strain.


Snooth User: vindood
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0.00 5
10/22/2009

`Very rich, almost painfully intense wine pungent freshness and great subtlety. Incredibly long aftertaste features a hint of almond skin, an intense fruitiness and the tang of the sea. Perhaps the perfect apertif.`-International Wine Cellar


Snooth User: Juliet R
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2.00 5
01/07/2010

Bitter finish akin to drinking puréed radicchio. Maybe it would be better with food? Yeast, yeast, yeast. Densely packed - currants, mineral, oak. Long after taste. Admittedly complex, but was turned off by the taste so didn't savor it sufficiently to say anything more insightful.


Snooth User: ersparks
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3.00 5
02/06/2011

This sherry is slightly salty and austere. I wasn't a big fan of it.


Snooth User: strikingvisage
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2003 03/01/2009

Brown sugar, raisins, dried apple in nose with nutty notes of caramel and cassis. Dry with more nuts and a little bitterness on the palate, and a long finish.


Snooth User: Trinity76
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3.50 5
Vintage: NV 02/15/2010

Delicious


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External Reviews for Bodegas Hidalgo Jerez-Xeres-Sherry Manzanilla la Gitana

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Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
11/16/2013

La Gitana, dry, fresh, crisp and delicate, the classic Manzanilla and a popula favourite in Spain: Ideal as an aperitif or with a variety of light dishes, such as seafood.


External Review
06/06/2011

Spain's top-selling Manzanilla, Hidalgo's highly aromatic La Gitana has a yeasty nose of apples, lemons and almonds. Crisp and refreshing, with a hint of the Atlantic sea breeze, this flavorful sherry is a terrific apéritif.


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Vintage: 1990 01/18/2009

Wine Spectator ReviewDry and refreshing, with apple, straw and nutty flavors all underscored by a salty tanginess. Lightweight and balanced, this is very appealing. Break out the almonds and olives.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: NV 08/19/2014

The NV Manzanilla La Gitana is a fresh Manzanilla aged under flor for five years of pale gold color, has some bruised apple notes on the nose, typical of younger wines. It develops some citric and chalky notes with time and air. The palate is quite soft, medium-bodied, with a bitter touch in the end. 1,200,000 bottles are filled yearly. Drink 2013–2014.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
Vintage: NV 08/10/2014

Bright, with saline, sunchoke and blanched almond notes backed by a piercing, chalk-framed finish. This is all precision and cut. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: NV 04/10/2014

Spain’s largest selling manzanilla, a hint of fresh almonds, a touch of “flor,” a touch of nutty complexity and bone dry on the finish.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: NV 05/23/2011

Dry and refreshing, with apple, straw and nutty flavors as underscored by a salty tanginess. Lightweight and balanced, this is very appealing. Break out the almonds and olives. Drink now.


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NV Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry 500ml

NV Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry 500ml

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