The Verillo Amillo combines the experience and the good work of the two oldest appellations of origin in Spain, Rioja and Jerez.
Vermut Amillo has been made with a careful selection of different Sherry wines, aged in American oak casks and macerated all with more than 30 herbs, roots and flowers in French oak.
What does this wine taste like?
|Very dark mahogany|
|Raisins / Ageing notes / Complex|
|Dense / Honeyed / Rounded / Bitter aftertaste|
Drinking and storing
good, not great
My wife says "autumn spice mix", but I think that applies to many Spanish vermouths. I find this one a bit sour, with a bit of liquorice/anise. Solid but not my favourite.
Bodegas Altanza started out in 1998, operated by a group of businesspeople from La Rioja, with the idea of setting up a winery which produced wines of quality that everybody could afford. The winery was created with the intention of making Reservas and Gran Reservas, since ‘Reserva’ was the wine which cellar owners in the past used to reserve for offering to their best clientele. Located in Fuenmayor (Rioja Alta), the winery tries to combine tradition and modernity. For this...