Cocktail lovers, take heed. This new sherry-based vermouth from Gonzalez Byass is going to give you something to shout about. It's a revival of the 19th century La Copa vermouth, made from 8-year old Oloroso an...
Medium mahogany color. Medium intensity aromas of sweet honey, figs, and candied nuts. Off dry on the palate, medium-full body, medium acidity, and flavors of almonds, toffee, figs, and honey; medium-long off-dry finish. Serve with slow roasted pork shoulder with a fruit glaze. Recommended.
Medium amber color. Medium intensity aromas of vanilla, sweet sugared walnuts, brown sugar, and maple. Dry on the palate, medium-full body, medium acidity, and flavors of toasted nuts, almond, walnut, and toffee; medium-long dry finish. Roasted acorn or butternut squash soup is perfect with this wine. Recommended.
Pale burnt orange color. Medium-high intensity aromas of dried orange peel, walnut, and vanilla. Dry on the palate, medium body, medium-low acidity, and flavors of walnuts, caramel, and diluted citrus; dry medium finish. Serve with roasted chicken and rosemary-garlic potatoes. Recommended.
Pale straw yellow color. Light intensity aromas of apple, almond, yeast, and savory herbs. Dry on the palate, light body, medium-low acidity, and light flavors of almond, dried apricots, and wet stones; dry medium finish. Match with salty foods like nuts, hard cheeses, and cured meats. Highly recommended.