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Half-Bottle of Bodegas Toro Albala, Don PX Gran Reserva, Sherry - 1988

Item # 22459 375mL
$41.99/ Single Bottle
$503.88 $453.49/ Case of 12
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Almost black, yet light and lively, this has molasses, bitter chocolate, raisin, and mineral aromas and flavors. Well-balanced and integrated, it is fresh and long on the finish. Made from the Pedro Ximénez grape and drinking well today.


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