amontillado


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amontillado

(əmŏn'tĭlä`dō), dry sherrysherry
[from Jérez], naturally dry fortified wine, pale amber to brown in tint. The term sherry originally referred to wines made from grapes grown in the region of Jérez de la Frontera, Andalusia, Spain; today it may refer to any of the fortified wines from
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 noted for its delicate bouquet, resembling the wine of Montilla, Spain, from which it derives its name. A blend of pale, dry sherries of the palma type, it assumes in aging a darker color.
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Gonzalez Byass's range of best selling Tio Pepe Fino, slightly softer Elegante Fino, El Rocio Manzanilla and La Conch a Amontillado are good value at around pounds 6.
Then the palo cortado is a half way stage between oloroso and amontillado, with the richness of the former and the nuttiness of the latter - the ultimate sherry to my mind.
These bigger-boned wines are destined to become 'Olorosos', deeper coloured and even more nutty than an old Amontillado.
99 at Majestic) is a great buy - the ideal partner for olives or maybe smoked salmon, whereas Hidalgo Fino Viejo 'Napoleon' is in a nuttier, richer style - the first step on the way to amontillado (pounds 4.
The three main ranges of Harveys Sherries-Classic range: Harveys Bristol Cream and Harveys Medium Dry; Premium Range: Harveys Fino, Harveys Amontillado, Harveys Palo Cortado, Harveys Oloroso and Harveys Pedro Ximenez; and Super Premium Range: Harveys VORS Sherries, won 13 gold medals, 10 silver medals and four bronze medals.
uk) starts life as a manzanilla and then spends another six years maturing into an amontillado that's as tempting as a fine red wine.
The light plane landed on the shoreline near the= Amontillado Resort in Bulak, Dauin.
This rich, dry white (amber colored) wine from Furmint grapes has a portion of grapes which have some botrytis co-fermented to dryness, and also uses some for yeast, giving the wine some fino or amontillado Sherry flavors.
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If you like the nuttier, savoury style look for an amontillado.