N.V. Alvear Amontillado Carlos VII (375ml)

Sherry from Montilla-Moriles, Spain


The NV Amontillado Carlos VII has a medium/dark color, notes of toffee, roasted nuts and coffee, but finishes dry with great acidity and penetrating almond-paste-like flavors. This is pretty impressive and the Solera that is the base of this cuvée is at least 15 years of age. Drink now through 2030.

93 points, eRobertParker.com (Issue # Interim - Nov 2015)

Takes a dry, taut approach from the start, with singed orange peel and bitter almond notes lining the green tea, dried passion fruit, Earl Grey tea and toasted parchment paper flavors. Drink now.

91 points, Wine Spectator (Insider: Jun. 18, 2014)

Maple, toffee and leather aromas combine nicely on a nutty, driving bouquet. The palate feels narrow and compact, with pointed flavors of saline, nuts and dried apricot. Finishes with power. Made from the Pedro Ximenez grape, not the more common Palomino.

91 points, Wine Enthusiast (Oct 2011)

Alcohol By Volume: 19.0%
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