Ultimate Beverage Challenge 91 points - Pale maize yellow color. Aroma is a clinic on Fino Sherry brilliance, dryness, doughiness, yeastiness plus other succulent scents such as green olive, brine, scallion. Taste profile highlights the bread dough and yeast aspects to the max, all the while having lemon zest, citrus elements that support the bakery flavors. Textbook example of Fino at its finest. Great Value (Jun 2014)
Tio Pepe is a pale, straw-colored wine with soft aromas of apple, almond, and honey. Low in acidity but well balanced, the palate displays crisp notes of apple and roasted nuts. Hints of mushroom and iodine appear on the dry, lasting finish. It is an excellent pairing for tapas, seafood, ham, and mild cheese.