Alvear Carlos VII Amontillado 500ml - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Alvear Carlos VII Amontillado 500ml

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Alvear Carlos VII Amontillado 500ml
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SKU 08862


Colour: Dry wine with light chestnut bright gold colour. Nose: Pungent well developed bouquet, inimitable nutty and dried fig deep flavor and character both soft and strong. Palate: Silky dry on palate with long finish. Food Pairing: Suitable as an aperitif with nuts. Also excellent ingredient for all soups and sauces, especially consommé. Ideal with smoked foods and crumbly cheeses.
Category Sherry
Region Spain, Montilla-Moriles
Brand Alvear
Alcohol/vol 19%
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Wine AdvocateThe non-vintage Amontillado Carlos VII is far superior to the regular bottling. From a 25-year old Solera system, its medium to dark amber color is accompanied by a medium to full-bodied sherry revealing loads of pungent, earthy, nutty notes, a slightly oxidized character, and a long, persistent finish.

Robert Parker, June 2005
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Wine SpectatorTerrific aromas and flavors of toffee, smoke and bittersweet chocolate take on strong nut and iodine notes toward the finish in this intense, dry wine. It's pungent and forceful, so try with tapas. Pedro Ximénez. Drink now. 200 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, December 15, 2003
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Wine EnthusiastAn initial blast of butter and sweaty cheese settles with airing, but this amontillado remains aggressive and demanding up front. In the mouth, this is correct in feel and balance. Saline-rich flavors of walnut, peanut and mushroom finish steady.

Michael Schachner, April 1, 2017