Amontillado

[ UK /ˌæməntɪlˈɑːdə‍ʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. pale medium-dry sherry from Spain
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How To Use Amontillado In A Sentence

  • Try manzanilla or fino with fish, dry oloroso and amontillado with cheese, ham and game, and sweet oloroso and Pedro Ximenez with sweets and fruit.
  • I waited inside at a mosaic-tiled bar until a table opened, which was just a couple of minutes - I'd barely had time to order a glass of Amontillado before being called back out.
  • Please feel free to reward yourself with a celebratory sip of amontillado, described as a ‘draft from heaven.’
  • The glass of Amontillado he drinks is suggested by Poe's own narrative of morbid immurement.
  • Pedro Ximenez, oloroso, palo cortado or amontillado should be taken out of the fridge about 30 minutes before you're planning to drink them, but manzanilla and fino should be enjoyed ice-cold.
  • Fino is always dry, and after long aging, it might be bottled as an Amontillado.
  • ‘How can a nice middle-class gel like Kirsty go on holiday with that working class oaf,’ she slurred over her usual half-litre of pre-prandial amontillado.
  • I guess if you asked me what I would not order, not that I do not enjoy the diversion of flavors but I guess that a pairing of Fino Amontillado Sherry and shellfish is not my preference. Q&A
  • The menu is luscious and specific - turtle soup accompanied by a fine amontillado; champagne with Blinis Demidoff; Cailles en Sarcophage with Clos Vougeot 1846; cheese and fruit; pudding; brandy and coffee.
  • Drunk straight from the fridge, this delivers the colour, aroma and flavour of a dry amontillado sherry.
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