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Alvear Festival Pale Cream Sherry Wine Review

Alvear Festival Pale Cream Sherry

Alvear Festival Pale Cream Sherry

Montilla-Moriles D.O.P., Spain

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Drink: 2016-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Other Wines/Drinks


Winery: Alvear

Reviews and Ratings

L.J. Palmer rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This wine is pale gold in colour. It is lightly to medium sweet, smooth ,delicate and fresh with aroma of pears, almonds a white floral note and a touch of saline. Excellent with salted almonds as an aperitif or with fresh fruit. It is also an excellent after dinner drink. For comparison it is not as sweet as Alvear Pedro Ximenez 1927 sherry or Williams and Humbert Medium sweet sherry.
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