Classic Pedro Ximénez Fernando de Castilla (50cl)

£20.25
Classic Pedro Ximénez Fernando de Castilla (50cl)

Move into dessert territory with this unctuous rich sherry.

Specifications

Country, Region
Spain, Jerez
Grape
Pedro Ximénez
Vintage
NV
ABV
15%
Food friend
Ice cream of course
Vegan
Vegetarian

Additional Details

Tasting Notes

Opaquely dark mahogany colour. The nose seduces with intense dried fruit aromas of raisins, prunes and dates, coupled with brown spices of nutmeg and clove, this becomes reminiscent of Christmas cake. Unctuous sweetness marries well with the intense and complex flavours freshened by a slice of acidity.

Producer details

One of the most exceptional of the small, independent sherry houses, Fernando de Castilla was revitalised in 1999 by Jan Pettersen - a Norwegian with a passion for top quality sherry, and 15 years experience at Osborne. After taking over the cellars of the Sherry shipper Jose Bustamante, located next door to the main facilities of Fernando de Castilla, Jan quickly established Fernando de Castilla as masters of the production and ageing of fine, unblended, untreated Sherries.

In the vineyard

Pedro Ximénez grapes are harvested and dried for up to 2 days in the hot September Spanish sun.

In the winery

The grapes are too sweet to ferment naturally and are fortified to 15% alcohol. Ageing then takes place in a solera system producing the Classic PX which is on average 12 years old.

Food Recommendations

Perfect partner for ice cream, go on, pour it over the top!

Awards

NV: Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 - GOLD

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