Lustau Solera Reserve San Emilio Pedro Ximenez – 9.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I adore Pedro Ximenez sherry’s. Sherry’s are the gift that can only come from Espana; a gorgeous digestif. I would not characterize a Pedro Ximenez as an elegant, delicate wine; rather I would call it an honest homage to one of the great wine making traditions on the planet. It is a loving wine; one that imparts not just love but closeness, warmth and certainty. Powerful words? No it is an honest assessment of a wine that should get more accolades. I enjoy this wine with Marcona almonds.

The best way to enjoy a PX is to let the wine remain in your mouth for a while; suspend the enjoyment; enjoy each flavor that cascades one over the next and back again; there is consistency and boldness in this wine. This wine is beautifully viscous; this wine gives essence of chocolate ganache, truffled honey, Adriatic fig, toasted Brazil nut, and passion fruit confit.



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I love wine and have had the privilege of working in the wine trade as a senior national wine marketing manager for a wine, food and home goods retailer in 30+ US States. I executed into making wine experiential and made 'wines of the world' programme work in a highly regulated framework for a successful business proposition. My "wine" site also incorporates those categories intimately involved with wine such as food, travel and lifestyle. This site incorporates my many dimensions of interest. I love to review and also talk about many aspects of wine. I have been privileged to visit many wine countries and find them enthralling no matter how many times I visit. I love all aspects of wine: viticulture, history, winemaking, brand development, wine regions and many more aspects. This is a living tradition that needs documentation, education, reporting and reviewing. Do I have favourite varieties and styles? I love so many varieties and often it is situational and yet there are time honoured wines that I anticipate and I am passionate about. I like all colours of wine and all styles. I have had a mad passionate affair with sparkling wines and they are always top of mind. Wine nourishes our soul and is the key to connecting with other people at our dinner table. Salute, James © 2014, 2017 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy— All Rights Reserved – for my original Content, logo, brand name, rating, rating graphic and award and designs of James the Wine Guy. James the Wine Guy also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and other social medias.
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1 Response to Lustau Solera Reserve San Emilio Pedro Ximenez – 9.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

  1. Dan says:

    Where can I find the Pedro Ximenez San Amelio in Canada preferebly in Alberta or BC?

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