González Byass Matúsalem Oloroso Sherry

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 8 410023 223621
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Matúsalem Oloroso Dulce Sherry

Produced by: Gonzalez Byass SA
Owned by: Gonzalez Byass SA
UK distribution by: Gonzalez Byass UK Ltd
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alc./vol: 20.5%

Proof: 41°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Spain Spain

Pronounced ‘Ollow-Ross-O’ ‘Dul-Che’ and part of the González Byass ‘Very Rare Solera’ range, this Medium sweet (130g sugar p/l) Oloroso is made from Palomino Fino blended over many years with wines from Pedro Ximénez grapes.
The biblical character of Methuselah (Matúsalem in Spanish) lived to the ripe old age of 969 years and like its namesake, this Sherry is the oldest in the González Byass ‘Rare Old Soleras’ range, although by law it’s only allowed to state 30 years on the label. Serve after a meal or as an accompaniment to mince pies, Christmas pudding or Stilton cheese.
udding or Stilton cheese.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 15/04/2017

Appearance:

Clear, deep tawny brown.

Aroma:

Pungent. Prune, fig, raisin and sultana with faint coffee and dark chocolate.

Taste:

Medium sweet (130g sugar p/l) with rich date and raisin fruitiness, dark chocolate and mocha coffee. Faint hint of minty freshness.

Aftertaste:

Dryer than the rich palate with pleasing long lingering prune, raisin and sultana.

Overall:

Rich and unctuous with incredible complexity and layers of flavour - prune, fig, raisin and sultana with coffee and dark chocolate.

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