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Alvear Sherry Wine Review

Alvear Sherry

Alvear Sherry

Montilla-Moriles D.O., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 18%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Alvear

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This lovely after-dinner Spanish fortified wine is such a treat! Gorgeous aromas of toasted almond and vanilla toffee. Enjoy on it's own or with biscotti.

Sherry food pairings: tapas, olives, hard cheeses.

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This Alvear Sherry was reviewed on April 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Amber in colour with aromas of roasted nuts, vanillia and toffee. It is rich and sweet with flavours of toffee and vanilla. This will go well after dinner on its own or with cheesecake drizzled in caramel. A terrific value for a dessert wine. Tasted on March 11, 2018.
Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

The sweet version of Whiskey.…
Presentation: A label that looks like it came straight from the Magna Carta
Appearance: Deep tawny
Nose: Pronounced nose with notes of eucalyptus and wet wood
Taste: Sweet, full body, low acidity, low tannins, and notes of eucalyptus soap and wet wood
Finish: long sweet eucalyptus finish
Overall impression: An acquired taste, admittedly. If you like Whiskey, this could be the sweet version
Value: 3/5
Alvear produces a non-vintage Cream Sherry which creamy, nutty and sweeter than Oloroso Sherry. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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