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Language: Spanish

Description: Second among the principal classifications of Sherry. An amontillado is older and darker than a fino and should have a dry but powerful and often nutty, almost walnut flavour and is medium dry to dry. In fact it is naturally dry but is sweetened. It should have a pale to light golden colour. Serve with soup courses, or chilled as an apéritif. Sometimes labelled "Milk sherry".

Pronounced: ah-mon-tee-YAH-doh
Ethnicity: Spanish
Most frequent country: Widespread

See places: Spanish food and cuisine

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