1905 AMONTILLADO SOLERA FUNDACIONAL 75cl
PEREZ BARQUERO WINERY
TYPE: “Amontillado” White fortified wine.Very long aging
1905 AMONTILLADO SOLERA FOUNDACIONAL
Variety of Grape: 100% Pedro Ximénez.
Aging: In old American oak boots. His old age goes back to the date when the winery was founded.
Tone: Between old oak and mahogany.
Bouquet: Pungent, countersunk, penetrating; with spicy tones of cloves and cinnamon.
Mouth: Very persistent through retro nasal and gustatory tracts.
Service: Ideal temperature between 15º and 18ºC. It is recommended to decant.
Awards and Valuations:
– 98 points ROBERT PARKER / THE WINE ADVOCATE, February 2008 (highest score ever awarded in fortified wines): “The 1905 Amontillado offers an extraordinary fragrance from the glass That jumps. There are multiple spice notes as well as marmalade, ginger, and dried fruits. Viscous dry, powerful, and exceptionally longy, this is a remarkable achievement. ”
– Top Score ELMUNDOVINO.COM / Tasting Amontillados, October 2005: “The highest place on the podium corresponded to 1905 Amontillado Solera Fundacional, the winery Pérez Barquero montillana showing concentration, finesse and persistence superlatively that makes it creditor to the highest honour of being described as ‘great wine’. “Score: 19.00 / 20 METROPOLI Best Generous Wine of the Year Award 2005
– Top Score THE WORLD OF FINE WINE / Cata de Amontillados, December 2013: 18.5 points.
– 1001 WINES YOU MUST TASTE BEFORE YOU DIE / Global guide of the finest wines in the world, selected and reviewed by the best international critics. Author: Neil Beckett. Prologue: Hugh Johnson. Ed. Universe 2008: “1905 Pedro Ximénez and 1905 Amontillado, Fundamental Soleras of Pérez Barquero, are 2 of the 1001 wines that one must taste before dying.”