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Monteru

Monteru
Rare Cask Finish "Sherry" Brandy

Category: Dark Brandy

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 41.7%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$57.99

Monteru
Rare Cask Finish "Sherry" Brandy

Category: Dark Brandy

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 41.7%
Light gold color. Attractive aromas and flavors of nougat, honeyed stone fruits and banana, white chocolate cookie, and lemon custard cake with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, long apricot marmalade, sandalwood, baking spices, and sweet cream finish. A silky, satisfying brandy with a rich core of fruit.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Fruity, Spicy & Rich
Aroma Aroma: nougat, honeyed stone fruits and banana, white chocolate cookie, and lemon custard cake
Taste Flavor: apricot marmalade, sandalwood, baking spices, and sweet cream
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Champs-Élysées, Brandy Alexander, Brandy Benedictine Cream
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A silky, satisfying brandy with a rich core of fruit.

The Producer or Importer

M.S. Walker Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
975 University Avenue
Norwood, MA 02062
USA
1 617-776-6700

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Dark Brandy

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Serve in a Snifter
Grape Brandy is Brandy distilled from fermented grape juice or crushed but not pressed grape pulp and skin. This spirit is aged in wooden casks (usually oak) which colors it, mellows the palate, and adds additional aromas and flavors.