Bodegas Lustau, VORS Pedro Ximénez, 30-Year-Old, Jerez, Spain

Bodegas Lustau, VORS Pedro Ximénez, 30-Year-Old, Jerez, Spain

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Bodegas Lustau, VORS Pedro Ximénez, 30-Year-Old, Jerez, Spain

Description

This superb Pedro Ximénez comes from one cask selected from a Solera of six set aside as a family reserve in the 1930s. Opaque, dark mahogany in colour, with an amber rim. This wine is reminiscent of figs, dates, raisins and liquorice on the nose. Spectacular flavour and density, but not at all cloying. Its light acidity leaves the palate clean. Very long aftertaste.  
Simon Field MW - Wine Buyer

 

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About this WINE

Bodegas Emilio Lustau

Bodegas Emilio Lustau

Emilio Lustau was established in 1896 and was initially a small family concern until the founder`s son-in-law placed it on a business footing.

The firm is perhaps best known as pioneering the Almacenista system, whereby individual dry sherries are produced from small private holdings. These are bottled under Lustau`s name but with the individual bodega's name on the label as well. Today they are amongst the most sought-out Sherries in the region.

The firm also produces superb wines from its recently acquired 170 hectare Montenegrillo vineyard.

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V.O.S , V.O.R.S.(Age Dated Sherry)

V.O.S , V.O.R.S.(Age Dated Sherry)

Aged-Dated Sherries are a new category of Sherry. These are selected soleras of deeply mature Oloroso sherry whose origins date back to the very birth of the bodega, sometimes as far back as in the 19th century. Due to their special qualities and extraordinary age these wines were rarely commercialized in the past. Traditionally they were enjoyed by few, very privileged, members of the bodega family and their trusted employees, or used to welcome important personages visiting Jerez.

Nowadays, quite a few bodegas commercialise these exceptional wines, albeit and due to scarcity on a very small scale. In order to endow the wines with an official certification accrediting their extraordinary age and quality, the Regulatory Council of the Jerez has created two special categories of Sherry Wines with a Qualified Age:
Vinos de más de 20 años
, or V.O.S., granted to wines older than 20 years old, and Vinos de más de 30 años, or V.O.R.S., granted to wines older than 30 years old.

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