+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Gonzalez Byass Altozano Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon de Castilla 2012

Member Review by ryanopaz:

Light gold in color. The nose show's creamy nut aromas, and dry honey wtih some hints of white flowers. Dry in the mouth with wood notes, salt air and a strong acidty. The finish is soft and delicate and leaves the palate with soft lingering flavors. 3.5/5 [NR]

Add winemaker's notes
  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.5004545454545 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Gonzalez Byass:
The research and knowledge from the Gonzalez Byass team of oenologists has resulted in an important list of achievements. Some of the more relevant international contests have prized the quality of a number of wines that are backed by more than 100 years' experience. On the other hand, contests at a national level have placed Gonzalez Byass as a benchmark company in the Spanish wine scene.

Member Reviews for Gonzalez Byass Altozano Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon de Castilla

Add your review
Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 08/08/2007

Light gold in color. The nose show's creamy nut aromas, and dry honey wtih some hints of white flowers. Dry in the mouth with wood notes, salt air and a strong acidty. The finish is soft and delicate and leaves the palate with soft lingering flavors. 3.5/5 [NR]


Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 08/08/2007

Light golden brown with a nose of honey roasted nuts, and light wood notes. In the mouth caramel, dry nuts, and more soft wood develop. Medium acidty is balanced by a light sweetness at the start. 3.5/5 [NR]


Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 08/08/2007

Nuts and spice and everything nice. The nose is a mix of acetone, nuts, salt air, musty cellar and mixed brown spices. Smooth with a hint of sweetness and rich flavors of wood, cinnamon, raw nuts, cooked sugar, salt air and more. Smooth and soft in the mouth I only wish I was sitting down enjoying a sunset on the beach. Truely a great wine. 5/5 [NR]


Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 08/08/2007

Deep rich brown in color. Honeyed wood, cherry and melon all show on the nose. The palate is very sweet but a strong acidity helps to balance it. Very viscous with maple syrup, and light roasted nut flavors developing on the palate. 3.5/5 [NR]


Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 08/08/2007

Alfonso, Jerez, Oloroso Seco, Palomino – Gonzalez Byass 18% Georgeous light carmel color brilliant clear with hints of gold that flash as you swirl it in the glass. Carmel, wood, salt air, Raw nutmeg, light roasted nut notes and all supported by a light vanilla underlayer. Light and heavey in the mouth at the same time if possible, the flavors are ethereal with a rich salty, wood laden body that lingers in the mouth. Strong flavors of carmel, salt, citrus, light wood notes, light toffee and more and more. This is my first Seco Oloroso so I won’t rate it but if this is even a decent at best example of the style than I need to buy more of this. Similar to a Fino in that the rich salt quality is there and lingers, but more hefty than the delicate almost feminine nature of the Fino. Both offer so much and in such surprisingly different ways. The Oloroso is a dry play on the basic elements that make up wine. So much so that I even taste a slight tannin on the mid-palate. But like a chef would a soup, the mire-poix of acid, tannin, fruit, is then sprinkled with a dash of salt air so as to bring alive the sleeping flavors. Too bad so many of us associate sherry with grandma and the sweet wine she drank, unbalanced and heavey, when before us is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered. I can’t wait to explore further this family of wine and all of it’s manisfitations, hopefully learning what else is out there to stimulate the mind and palate. [NR]


Snooth User: ryanopaz
278311,619
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 08/08/2007

Deep brown in color with a dark core. The nose is amix of cherries, honey and light wood. In the mouth this wine remains light due to a nice acidity and is flavored with rich wood and roasted nuts flavors. 4/5 [NR]


Snooth User: vindood
197797143
0.00 5
Vintage: NV 10/22/2009

Solera 1847 is a superior dark oloroso dulce with a velvety palate and concentrated flavors of sweet raisins and figs with a touch of nuttiness on the finish. Very sophisticated and soothing ...


1 2

External Reviews for Gonzalez Byass Altozano Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon de Castilla

External Review
Vintage: NV 07/13/2010

Gonzalez Byass Solera 1847 Sweet Oloroso NV, Elegant, smooth, mahogany-coloured cream. It has an intense, clear, valvety aroma, with a full-bodied palate.Gonzalez Byass Solera 1847 Sweet Oloroso NV and all other wine from Gonzalez Byass are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from WineDada.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from Spain and across the globe.


External Review
Vintage: NV 02/05/2013

Pale amber in color and bone dry on the palate witha delicate almond flavor.


External Review
Vintage: NV 04/30/2010

Gonzalez Byass Solera 1847 Sweet Oloroso NV and all other wine from Gonzalez Byass are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from Spain and across the globe.


External Review
Vintage: NV 02/24/2010

Gonzalez Byass Solera 1847 Oloroso NV: Serviertemperatur: 16.00 °CJahrgang: Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: JerezWeingut: Gonzalez ByassRebsorte: 75% Pedro Ximenez, 25% Palomino FinoRestzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 0.18 Port - Sherry



<p>A white-fortified wine commonly referred to as sherry made from the Palomino Fino grape in the Jelez region of Spain by award-winning winery of Bodegas Gonzalez Byass.</p>

Photos

1 2 3

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Cabernet Sauvignon Top Lists







Snooth Media Network