Amontillado 1730

This is a VORS (30 year old) amontillado by bodegas Alvaro Domecq (not the lost, lamented giant, but a scion of the family that bought the business of Pilar Aranda, a historic almacenista). I got this one so cheap I was intrigued but it turned out to be a really tasty little bottle of amontillado.

Beautiful red colour – maybe not quite as crystal clear as some. On the nose it is like barrel aged toffee – little bit of that gasoline buzz in the background. Then on the palate it isn’t all that full but there is acidity, toffee and burnt flavours.

Very pleasant drop all told.


One thought on “Amontillado 1730

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s