Fino and amontillado shery wines

Real Academia de Gastronomía

Real Academia de Gastronomía
Madrid, Spain

"Generosos" or dry sherries category covers the vast majority of sherries produced. They are the oldest and best-known: manzanilla, fino, oloroso, amontillado, and palo cortado. They are all made using palomino grapes.

Amontillado: Its color varies from topaz to amber. Its aroma is subtle and delicate, with notes of hazelnut, aromatic herbs, and black tobacco.

Fino: Straw yellow or pale gold in color, it is dry and delicate on the palate, with pungent aromas.


  • Title: Fino and amontillado shery wines
  • Location: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
  • Rights: Consejo Regulador de la D.O. 'Jerez Xeres Cherry'

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