Amontillado


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pale medium-dry sherry from Spain

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Amontillado is an aged Fino that has lost its flor and has taken on a darker colour with a nuttier flavour.
These wines are produced without the flor - except for amontillado, which starts out as a fino covered by flor.
These wines are produced without the flor - except for amontillado, which starts out as a fino covered by flor, which is then killed off by the addition of alcohol to 17degrees.
Customers need easy guidelines to help them choose their style of sherry, so keep it simple -- a good range is a find, amontillado, cream and pale cream sherry which you can talk the customer through with ease, with a manzanilla and PX (Pedro Ximenez) sherry for added interest
By the time the yeast layer, called 'flor', has eventually popped its clogs, the wine will have turned into an Amontillado or a Manzanilla Pasada - still bone dry and now with a lovely, lingering walnut-like taste.
As a fino ages in the barrel and the flor eventually pops its clogs, the wine becomes richer and nuttier and turns into an 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.
Remain safe in the knowledge that you will ply the relevant adult targets with more than a sufficiency of amontillado and their umpteenth mince pie to ensure you can wrest back control on Boxing Day to see Herr Klopp's men rip the baubles and tinsel off rudderless Swansea City at Anfield.
One of Spain's greatest wines, even Aldi introduced a fino and amontillado (which starts life as a fino but develops nuttier nuances with ageing) to their Exquisite Collection of wines, just in time for Christmas.
Taste the Difference 12-Year-Old Amontillado Sherry PS8 for 50cl at Sainsbury's If the current sherry revival has passed you by, Christmas is the time to put that right and this bottle an ideal vehicle for doing so.
The Fundador Supremo 15 years old Amontillado Cask received the gold medal due to its winning aftertaste of a pleasant lingering finish, recalling dried and toasted fruit with warm sensation, full, very balanced and smoothly dry in the palate.
For instance, Amontillado Sherry is described as "medium dry, slightly richer variety of sherry characterized by its aging process," while Dolin Blanc is "French vermouth, with notes of melon, orange peel, flowers, and clove--long, fresh, acidic finish.
A FINO that's come of age, amontillado is darker and richer from further barrel ageing and should be served lightly chilled.
Finest Amontillado, Spain (PS6, 50cl, Tesco) is a rich amber hue.
It also scooped gold with the sherry Waitrose Solera Jerezana Amontillado NV (PS9.