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Gonzalez Byass Del Duque Amontillado Sherry (375ml half-bottle)

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    / 21.5% ABV

    Winemaker Notes

    This 30 year old Amontillado shows a dark golden color due to the extended time spent in cask. On the nose sharp aromas of dried fruits and nuts. On the palate dry and powerful, well structured with an enternal aftertaste. This wine maintains a surprisingly delicate finesse. A wine to be meditated or enjoyed with powerful dishes such as small game. Serve slightly chilled.

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    Critical Acclaim

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    D 94


    Maple syrup, wood polish, butterscotch and toffee nose. Great finesse on the palate with a silky texture and salty caramel flavours. Long, fresh finish.

    WS 93

    Wine Spectator

    Stylish, with warm date, hazelnut, toasted almond and salted caramel notes that extend through the finish, starting dry but ending with a tantalizing echo of sweetness.

    WE 93

    Wine Enthusiast

    Toffee and almond aromas are a touch aggressive and hot. Matching the nose, this is intense but still well balanced by core acidity. A giant heaping of rancio blends with flavors of almond skins, apricot and salt in front of a never-ending finish.

    W&S 92

    Wine & Spirits

    This muy viejo Amontillado has spent about 30 years in the solera. That age makes for concentrated wine, saline and still fierce in its acidity. Its feels austere at first, the flavors somewhat shy, overshadowed by the wine’s structure, which seems to present a thick wall of limestone. Give it time in the glass and, slowly, it begins to show more detail. It’s even better if you have mojama (salt-cured tuna) to accompany the wait.

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    González Byass was created in 1835 by Manuel Maria González and remains in family hands today, now in the fifth and sixth generation. Founded in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, in the heart of Sherry country, it is dedicated to the production of high-quality sherries. The Sherry triangle, made up of Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa Maria and Sanlucar de Barrameda, has a unique microclimate influenced by the surrounding Atlantic Ocean and Guadalquivir and Guadalete rivers. Production is dominated by the Palomino variety, and vines are planted in the white Albariza soil, with high chalk content which is excellent for retaining moisture. These soil conditions, combined with over 3,000 hours of annual sunshine, fresh, humid breezes from the west (poniente) and warm, dry breezes from the east (levante) have formed the perfect marriage with the Palomino variety to produce an array of sherry styles.

    All sherries are aged following the traditional Solera system where the wines are blended in 600 litre American oak casks. Many styles are produced with distinctive characters depending on whether they have been aged under the influence of the flor (a layer of natural yeast) or as an oloroso (in contact with oxygen).

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    Known more formally as Jerez de la Frontera, Jerez is a city in Andalucía in southwest Spain and the center of the Jerez region and sherry production. Sherry is a mere English corruption of the term Jerez, while in French, Jerez is written, Xérès. Manzanilla is the freshest style of sherry, naturally derived from the seaside town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda.

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    Sherry is a fortified wine that comes in many styles from dry to sweet. True Sherry can only be made in Andalucía, Spain where the soil and unique seasonal changes give a particular character to its wines. The process of production—not really the grape—determine the type, though certain types are reserved for certain grapes. Palomino is responsible for most dry styles; Pedro Ximénez and Muscat of Alexandria are used for blending or for sweet styles.

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    Gonzalez Byass Del Duque Amontillado Sherry

    37.5cl / 21.5%

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    A Spanish style amontillado sherry from Gonzalez Byass, Del Duque is rich and dry with a nutty character, with its 30 years of maturation adding layers of complexity and flavour.

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    • 4

      Phil C,

      I tried this out of curiosity. For me, the smell (sorry, nose) is very deep, complex, mainly of wood. There are other aromas as well, but I couldn’t readily identify them. In taste, I found this sherry to be mainly nutty, woody, plus some other flavours, possibly a hint of spices. The finish is long with a nutty taste.

    • 5


      This is the oldest solera still running in the world over 300 years old. This wine is unbelievably complex and balanced for it’s age and and this price is a super bargain.

    • 5

      I Hickin,

      This is the best sherry I have ever taste since Harvey’s Palo Cortado which I could only buy from their Bristol main outlet. But now Del Duque is my favourite (although I would LOVE to try your Palo Cortado but can’t afford it) although DEl Duque is hard to find, at least in Brighton where I live.

    • 5

      Ineke Jansonius,

      The most amazing sherry I have tasted, it was a present and I will always be grateful to have been introduced to it and I will walk a long way for some more. Until now I thought Palo Cortado was my favourite but the Del Duque stunned us all.

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    • sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/l



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    Duke del Infantado | this… What is Duke del Infantado?

    Duke del Infantado – Spanish title of nobility, granted on July 22, 1475 by the Catholic kings Diego Hurtado de Mendoza (Spanish) Russian, the second Marquis de Santillana from the noble family of de Mendoza (Spanish) Russian .. In 1520, the dukes del Infantado received the rights of the grandees of the first class. On the same day, July 22, 1475, the title of Count de Saldanha (Spanish) Russian was created for the heirs of the ducal title.


    • 1 History
    • 2 Property
    • 3 List of Dukes del Infantado
    • 4 External links


    Main article: Dom de Mendoza

    Ruins of the 10th century Saldanha castle, rebuilt for the Dukes del Infantado in the 15th century

    Mendoza family, originating from the village of Mendoza (Spanish) Russian. in the province of Alava is considered one of the most important and influential in the history of Spain. The first known representative of the family is Iñigo Lopez, the first lord of Biscay (Spanish) Russian. in the 11th century. His son Lope Íñiguez was the first to adopt the surname Mendoza. The latter’s grandson, Iñigo López de Mendoza, distinguished himself at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa. His descendant, also Iñigo Lopez (1398, Carrión de los Condes – 1458, Guadalajara), for successful participation in the Battle of Olmedo (Spanish) Russian. King Juan II of Castile granted the titles of Marquis de Santillana and Count del Real de Manzanares. In 1435 he began building a castle at Manzanares el Real. Iñigo López is also known as one of the greatest Castilian poets of his time.

    The son and heir of the latter in 1475 received the title of Duke del Infantado and in the same year began the construction of the magnificent palace del Infantado (Spanish) Russian. in Guadalajara. His brother, Cardinal Mendoza, in 1482 led the Spanish church. In 1520, Carlos I included the Dukes del Infantado among the first 25 grandees of a united Spain. nine0005

    Ana de Mendoza married her daughter to the second son of the Duke of Lerma. Ana, as Duke del Infantado, was succeeded by her grandson, who died without an heir, which led to the beginning of a dynastic litigation that lasted several generations.


    Castle in Manzanares el Real, built for the Dukes del Infantado in the 15th century.

    The House of Infantado has undergone various changes in the course of its history, including merging and separating from the family of the Dukes of Osuna. The most historically significant properties of the Infantada include:

    • Palace of the Infantado in Guadalajara;
    • house in Lazcano;
    • Barren’s palace in the village of Ordisia in the Herrerian style;
    • Castle in Manzanares el Real;
    • Chateau de la Monclova in Seville.

    In Madrid, the main residence was first on Prado Boulevard (Spanish) Russian, then on Don Pedro I Street. The Infantado archive is in the National Historical Archive (Spanish) Russian. He also owned 17,171 hectares of land. nine0005

    Before the revolution, the dukes exercised jurisdiction over a number of settlements (Itero del Castillo, Melgar de Fernamental, Padilla de Abajo, Tobar, Villasandino).

    List of Dukes del Infantado

    Palace of the Dukes del Infantado in Guadalajara.

    nine0008 1475-1479

    Title holder Period
    Created by Ferdinand V and Isabella I
    I Diego Hurtado de Mendoza (Spanish) Russian
    II Iñigo López de Mandosa y Luna (Spanish) Russian 1479-1500
    III Diego Hurtado de Mandosa y Luna (Spanish) Russian 1500-1531
    IV Iñigo López de Mendoza y Pimentel (Spanish) Russian 1531-1566
    V Iñigo López de Mendoza y Mendoza (Spanish) Russian 1566-1601
    VI Ana de Mendoza y Enriquez (Spanish) Russian 1601-1633
    VII Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar Gómez de Sandoval y Mendoza (Spanish) Russian 1633-1657
    VIII Catalina Gomez de Sandoval y Mendoza (Spanish) Russian 1657-1686
    IX Gregorio de Silva y Mendoza (Spanish) Russian 1686-1693
    X Juan de Dios de Silva y Aro 1693-1737
    XI Maria Francisca de Silva y Gutiérrez de los Ríos (Spanish) Russian 1737-1770
    XII Pedro Alcantara Alvarez de Toledo y Silva (Spanish) Russian 1770-1790
    XIII Pedro Alcantara Alvarez de Toledo y Salm Salm 1790-1841
    XIV Pedro de Alcantara Telles Giron y Beaufort Spontin (Spanish) Russian nine0023

    XV Mariano Telles-Giron y Beaufort Spontin (Spanish) Russian 1844-1882
    XVI Anres Avelino de Arteaga y Silva (Spanish) Russian 1882-1915
    XVII Joaquín de Arteaga y Echage (Spanish) Russian 1916-1947
    XVIII Iñigo de Arteaga y Falguera (Spanish) Russian 1948-1997
    XIX Iñigo de Arteaga y Martin since 1997

    External links

    • Generation painting of the Dukes of Infantado

    Taon di Revel

    Taon di Revel, Paolo Emilio, Count, Duke of del Mare (Italian: Conte Paolo
    Emilio Thaon di Revel, duca del Mare, June 19, 1857, Turin, Italy – March 24
    1948, Rome, Italy) is an Italian military and statesman. Great
    admiral (1924).

    Spent his childhood at Villa Revel in Castagneto Po.

    In 1873 he entered the service in the Italian Navy.

    Midshipman in 1877, second lieutenant in 1880, ship
    lieutenant (captain) in 1880, corvette captain (major) in 1896,
    ship captain (colonel) in 1906.

    For four years he was aide-de-camp to King Umberto I. For eight years he led
    Maritime Academy in Livorno.

    In the rank of Rear Admiral, he participated in the Italo-Turkish War (1911-1912). Under
    his command sunk 2 Turkish ships in the port of Beirut.
    Contributed to the destruction of ports along the Dardanelles.

    1913-1915 – Chief of the Naval General Staff. Contributed to the development
    light ships and created naval aviation.

    After the entry of Italy into the First World War, supported the use of
    armed caravans of light boats, which eventually led to the sinking
    Austrian battleships Santo Stefano and Viribus Unitis. After the battle of
    Caporetto 24 October 1917, sent to support land operations
    army on the Piave-Venice line. At the end of the war he led the bombardment of Durazzo and
    organized the occupation of the islands of Istria and Dalmatia.

    Senator from 1917 and Admiral from 1918.

    Represented Italy at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.

    In October 1922 he joined the so-called first national
    Government as Minister of the Sea and confidant of King Victor
    Emmanuel III. nine0005

    1921-1923 – Chairman of the Geographical Society of Italy.

    In May 1925, he retired from the post of Minister.

    May 24, 1924 received the title of Duke del Mare.

    November 4, 1924 received the rank of Grand Admiral.

    1943-1944 – President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Italy.

    Compiler of biographical information Sergey Yurievich Kornilov, teacher
    history, St. Petersburg. nine0273

    In addition, the editors of CHRONOS managed to find two biographies of Taon di Revel
    K.A.Zalessky in two of his books. It seems to be about one person, however,
    biographies are somewhat different. We don’t have anything
    it remained to do how to bring them both, so that the reader himself could compare and extract
    of both interesting information.

    Thaon di Revel Paolo Ignacio Maria
    (10.6.1859, Turin – 24.3.1948, Rome), count, duke del
    Mare (1924), Italian Grand Admiral (1919).
    Educated in the naval
    school (1873). In 1911-12 during the Italo-Turkish
    war commanded the 2nd Naval Division. AT
    March 1913 appointed head of the Marine
    General Staff. In this position, he
    senior leadership of the entire combat
    activities of the fleet, commander-in-chief
    Navy Luigi-Amedeo Duke of Abruzzi
    was under his control. supporter
    war with Austria-Hungary. Oct. nineteen15 replaced
    new maritime minister K. Korea and
    sent to command the Naval Forces
    Venice formed to support
    actions of the ground army. Feb. 1917
    replaced the Duke of Abruzzo in office
    Commander-in-Chief of the Italian Navy and
    simultaneously took over his old post
    Chief of the Naval General Staff,
    concentrating everything in your hands
    fleet leadership. In the same time
    command of the Allied fleet
    Mediterranean Sea passed into the hands of the British
    and the French, and for T. there was only
    management of operations in the Adriatic. From 19eighteen
    inspector general of the Navy. Represented
    Italy at the Paris Peace Conference in
    1919. In Nov. 1919 left the post of chief
    Naval General Staff. In 1919-22 President
    Admiral’s Committee. In 1922-25 he served
    naval minister in the government of B.
    Mussolini, and in 1935-43 Minister of Finance.

    Material from the book: Zalessky
    K.A. Who was who in World War I.
    Biographical encyclopedic
    dictionary. M., 2003

    Thaon di Revel Paolo Ignacio Maria (10.6.1859, Turin –
    March 24, 1948, Rome), Count, Duke of del Mare (1924), Italian military and
    statesman, grand admiral (1919). Received education in
    naval school (1873). In 1911-12 during the Italo-Turkish war
    commanded the 2nd Naval Division. In March 1913 he was appointed head of the Naval
    General Staff. In this post, he exercised the highest leadership of the entire combat
    activities of the fleet, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Luigi-Amedeo Duke of Abruzzi
    was under his control. Supporter of the war with Austria-Hungary. Oct. nineteenfifteen
    replaced by the new naval minister K. Korea and sent to command Naval
    forces of Venice, formed to support the actions of the land army. AT
    Feb. 1917 replaced the Duke of Abruzzi as Commander-in-Chief of the Italian Navy and
    simultaneously took up his old post of Chief of the Naval General Staff,
    concentrating in their hands the entire leadership of the fleet. In the same time
    command of the Allied fleet in the Mediterranean passed into the hands of the British and
    the French, and T. left only the leadership of operations in the Adriatic. From 19eighteen
    inspector general of the Navy. Represented Italy at the Paris Peace Conference in