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Gran Duque d'Alba
Gran Duque d'Alba Solera Gran Reserva
- 94 Points
BackgroundGran Duque dAlba Solera Gran Reserva is produced at the Williams & Humbert Bodega, in Jerez. The brand was first launched in 1945 and named for the Grand Duke of Alba, Fernando lvarez de Toledo y Pimentel. It has complex aromas of oak, prune and sherry with hints of vanilla, caramel, chocolate, and orange. Makes for an excellent end to an enjoyable meal.
ColorLight mahogany with gold highlights.
NoseComplex aromas of oak, prune and sherry.
PalateMedium-dry, smooth and full-bodied. Velvety texture with with hints of vanilla, caramel, chocolate, and orange,
AnalysisAlcohol: 40 %
FinishA long finish with flavors of caramel, chocolate and orange.
Serving SuggestionsBest served at room temperature. Serve in a brandy snifter neat or on ice. Makes for an excellent end to an enjoyable meal – with dessert, cheeses or simply as a cordial