Ultimate Beverage Challenge 96 points - Figgy pudding and date syrup are balanced, rather than sickly sweet, on the nose. In the mouth the dark roasted flavors of hazelnut and figs are dusted with cinnamon, clove, and allspice for a balanced flavor that continues to evolve. - 2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge (Tried and True Award) .April/2018
In 1981, and with a view to the next century, they set aside a reserve of Cardenal Mendoza that has been given the greatest of care by the master tasters for the last two decades. Today, Carta Real reveals itself as a unique brandy with seductive, bright hues of old mahogany. Its elegant aromas of old wood with hints of sweet raisins and plums, along with superbly round, velvety and persistent flavours, are this brandy’s exceptional characteristics, which have grown both in intensity and subtlety over time. The brandy is presented in an exclusive numbered and screen-printed bottles, yet another reason for the satisfaction of demanding consumers.