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Alvear Solera 1927 Pedro Ximenez, Montilla Moriles, Spain
96 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -614834
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WineScores' Review

Luscious, potent, opulent.
An outlandishly decadent dessert PX, the 1927 is a swirling unctuous liquiform of toffee and creme brulee, bergamot, and chamomile tea with apricots soaked in wildflower honey. Opulent; flavours of spiced nuts, liquid caramel and crackling toffee, thick and luscious with an endless finish.
It is like drinking gold syrup.


 
Recommended Pairings
Chocolate, Cheese - Blue, Good First Impressions, First Date, Aperitifs, Cocktails, Desserts


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-12-08 12:33:15.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -20214

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