amontillado


noun

  1. a pale, dry Spanish sherry.

noun

  1. a medium dry Spanish sherry, not as pale in colour as a fino
n.

a variety of sherry wine, 1825, from Spanish amontillado, from a “from” (from Latin ad; see ad-) + Montilla, name of a town in the province of Cordova. Formerly the name of a regional wine, now of a type of sherry.

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