It’s spring time and summers just around the corner. Today, as I walked over to the 20th editon of Gourmetour, I was blessed with a slight breeze that cut down the sun’s growing heat in Madrid. However, despite the heat, everything has been green and beautiful as a result of some brief heavy rains – quite the exception considering the past few years. The weather, in combination with the red and white Spanish wines, along with a Sherry or two, made for a great day. I will share the following notes as an intro to my summer sherry season – the time when I find my refridgerator consistently storing a bottle or two for me to sample. So enjoy the note, and if your starting your sherry season, drop us a line and let us know what your drinking!
- N.V. Bodegas Navarro Montilla-Moriles Fino – Spain, Andalucía, Montilla-Moriles (5/8/2006)
Incredibly intense nose of nutty salt air and rich hazelnut aromas. Creamy in the mouth with a strong alcohol and good acidity. Lush and tasty this wine screams of nuts and the aromas associated with them while the salt air rounds it out. A very intense interpretation of the style but throughly enjoyable.