Alvear 2011 Pedro Ximenez de Anada Montilla-Moriles (Andalusia, Spain), $9.79-$154.00*, 95 points, was the color of Dark amber Maple syrup.
Powerful aromas of raisin, caramel, and bourbon quickened on the palate with fig and coffee flavors.
More than full-bodied with fair acidity and a round mellow underlayment of tannin took the palate into a long finish of a 17% alcohol inspirited sweet bourbon burn.
Paired okay with our dark chocolate cherry frosted cake, but I really enjoyed this wine all by itself.
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