This family run business was established in 1874. Their winery, a 19th century building with thick walls and high ceilings located in the heart of Jerez de la Frontera, is ideal for keeping temperatures low in order to ferment and age Sherry. Their Amontillado is named after Napoleon Bonaparte due to the fact that Hidalgo provided wine to the French army under the emperor’s name during the Peninsular War.
Dusty and nutty on the nose with notes of caramelised almonds, cedar wood and hints of leather. The palate is very smooth and fresh with plenty of caramel and nutty flavours. Medium dry.
Bodegas Hidalgo is a family run Business that was established in 1874. Located in the heart of Jerez de la Frontera, the winery is a 19th century building with thick walls and high ceilings. Both are key element in keeping temperatures low which is ideal for the fermentation and ageing of Sherry. The Bodega is currently run by Javier Hidalgo, the 6th generation and cellar master Manuel Nieves who was in charge of the cellar, managing the solera’s for over five decades, has now passed the reign to his son Manuel Jesus Nieves. Hidalgo is one of the region’s top producers and has received countless accolades from Sherry connoisseurs and top critics. View our selection.
The classic sherry grapes Palomino, Moscatel and Pedro Ximenez are grown in three types of soil: limestone-rich albariza, clay-dominant with sandy arenas. All wines are age through the solera system.
Many sherries are produced at Bodegas Hidalgo with some of the best being Manzanilla la Gitana, Hidalgo Fino, Hidalgo Pastrana, La Panesa Especial Fino, Marqués de Rodil Especial Palo Cortado, El Tresillo Amontillado Fino, and Pedro Ximenez.