Alexander Jules Amontillado "Sin Prisa 1/42" Sanlucar de Barrameda (375ml)

SKU #1329250 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 There is a new and exceptional bottle of very old Amontillado, of which I tasted the November 2016 bottling--the first "saca"--the NV Amontillado Sin Prisa 1/42 (sin prisa means "no rush"). It's sourced from the "bota punta" of a solera of 42 butts that contains wine that easily exceeds 50 years of age. It's a sharp and vertical Amontillado of Sanlúcar character: like a razor, pungent, saline and marine, with notes of low tide, saltpeter, iodine and rusty iron. This is truly exceptional and I would say a very good value. Only 440 half bottles were filled in September 2016. (LG)  (12/2017)

K&L Notes

Our latest and greatest in old, impeccably curated Amontillado from importer and winemaker Alex Russan, this is in fact a bota punta from a top quality Sanlucar solera of extremely old Amontillado. It is lovely, with spicy aromatics and a steely, nutty, deeply satisfying palate that speaks to the quality of the solera and its Sanlucar origins. Exquisite wine.

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Price: $59.99

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Varietal:

Other White Wines

Country:

Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.
Sub-Region:

Sherry

Alcohol Content (%): 20