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Abuelo Diego Palo Cortado Viejísimo Generoso

Alvear, Montilla-Moriles

The name Amontillado originated in Montilla-Moriles but Palo Cortado is a rare category in this wine region north of Jerez. Coming from a 50+ year old Solera, it is far more concentrated than the Amontillado. Incredibly complex nose with lots of spices (cinnamon, vanilla), orange zest, nuts and some aromatic herbs. The palate is rather extreme though: it is so concentrated that it almost hurts. This could be described as a sensorial experience by itself; it is not a wine for everybody. 18.0 points

Date tasted Monday 27th of October 0206
Reviewer Amaya Cervera
Grape 100% Pedro Ximénez
Bottle 75 cl.
Drink 2016-2022