Amontillado


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pale medium-dry sherry from Spain

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As any local baker knows, a real Dundee Cake contains sultanas, almonds, Amontillado sherry, candied orange peel and grated zest.
In classics like "The Cask of Amontillado,'' "The Murders in the Rue Morgue,'' "The Masque of the Red Death'' and more, the master of horror fiction gave us imagery -- sinister masquerade balls, mysterious catacombs, menacing city streets -- that have long inspired Halloween aficionados and lovers of all things spooky.
Among the oxidized styles, amontillado is fino that didn't make the cut.
Darker and richer than a fino, Amontillado sherry has more combined nutty notes of walnuts, brazils and hazelnuts from further barrel ageing.
Individual rooms will be based on the following stories: The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Pit and the Pendulum.
If you like the nuttier, savoury style look for an amontillado.
The 5X, our 12% beer, has a character of sherry, an amontillado, there's a sourness there.
What the regime has done is to effectively imprison the two men inside their own homes in a modern version of the 1846 Edgar Allen Poe short story, "The Cask of Amontillado," in which one man takes revenge on an enemy by bricking him up behind a wall.
Mandie's menu included a starter of pan-fried mackerel with a salad of fresh persimon, semi-dried tomatoes and a garlic dressing; a main course of char-grilled spiced Iberico loin with lentil stew, marinated baby carrots and piquillo sauce; and baked almond cheesecake with a strawberry and amontillado ice cream for dessert.
Topics include Poe's literary cultural heritage, Poe's deluded detectives, the motive for murder in "The Cask of Amontillado," the problem of realism in "The Gold Bug," and Poe's transcendental racism.
In his 1846 short story "The Cask of Amontillado," Edgar Allen Poe recounts the story of Montresor, who, seething from years of slights, kills his friend Fortunato by burying him alive in his wine cellar, brick-by-painstaking-brick.
I am on a sherry tour of this grand old Andalucian city, sipping religiously at the shrine of labels such as Harveys and Tio Pepe, Croft Original and Domecq, learning the difference between an Amontillado and a Fino, a Manzanilla and an Oloroso and trying to touch my nose and walk in a straight line at the same time.
The four-strong range consists of a Fine Old Amontillado, Pale Cortado, Rich Old Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez, all in 50cl bottles, priced at 20 [pounds sterling] .
And Reserve is a blend of rare and old soleras of Oloroso and Amontillado (some aged for up to 30 years) as well as Fino and Pedro Ximenez wines.
Johnny trained successfully under his own inimitable banner at Postlip Hall Stables, Winchcombe, with Prince Babu, Amontillado, Zaraday, Petite Garcon, Kingschoir and Donsebastian among his winners.