Vino en Boca EUR 3.55 375ml
USD $
Wine Market NY USD 9.99 500ml

Bodegas Hidalgo Jerez-Xeres-Sherry Manzanilla la Gitana 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

NV Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry 500ml

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • + List It
  • + Critic Score

    Submit a Critic Score

    Score:

    Name of Critic:

    Close
3.3481818181818 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Suggested Recipe Pairing presented by
Layered Rice Pudding

RiceSelect's fragrant Jasmati® is blended with eggs, milk and fall's favorite spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, to create a delicious rice pudding, which is layered on top of fluffy cream cheese and abuttery pecan crust. Pairs well with a bold, tawny port with flavors of dried fruits, nuts, and spices.

View Recipe

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

Add your review
Snooth User: dbhonig
283711,150
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
261632886
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
197797143
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
31365689
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
75650363
3.00 5
02/06/2011

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


Snooth User: strikingvisage
14430876
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
38458745
3.50 5
Vintage: NV 02/15/2010

Delicious


1 2

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

External Review
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
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
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.


External Review
Vintage: 1990 01/17/2009

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.


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 04/10/2014

Spicy, with aromas of citrus, almonds and flowers.


External Review
Vintage: NV 10/06/2009

`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


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

Delivers up aromas of the sea, as well as the intense taste of Chinese dried prunes.


1 2 3 4


All Prices

Shipping to:

NV Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry 500ml

Recipe Downloader

RiceSelect

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »







Snooth Media Network