Harveys Amontillado Sherry, 75 cl
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Discover the versatile 'Vinos de Jerez', the traditional wines of Andalusia - Spain: Manzanilla, Fino, Palo Cortado, Amontillado, Oloroso, Moscatel and Pedro Ximénez.To create Amontillado, a mature Fino is allowed to lose its flor, either by not replenishing or by a secondary fortification.
The General Wine Company sources wines from all over the world, but with a particular focus on small, independent producers.A full bodied sherry with great balance this was previously known as Harveys Club Amontillado, but it has been repackaged and renamed. Nose: a very nutty umami nose, with dried mushrooms and roasted hazelnuts, mixed with burnt orange peels and green walnuts. Very salty, which is amplified by a high acidity, with more citrus peels, hazelnuts and roasted almonds. The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. Whilst we endeavour the ensure the continued accuracy of all product, pricing and nutritional data at all times, we do not accept liability for any inaccuracies or incorrect information contained on this site.
It contains over 30 blends of Fino, Oloroso, Amontillado and the special Pedro Ximenez grape and is a global icon of sherry. However the real reason for featuring this sherry now, is the death of Queen Elizabeth II of course. The General Wine Company is a family-owned and operated wine merchant in Liphook, Hampshire, England. There's an oxidative side from the long ageing, but overall it is quite a powerhouse, showing a piercing salinity and acidity. We have tried many amontillado's - some much more expensive than Harveys but we keep coming back -its got the right degree of dryness but is so smooth.
Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. While I’m not convinced she was an avid sherry drinker, Harveys is the only Spanish food brand to get a Royal Warrant from the late Queen.