Gonzalez Byass "Noe" Pedro Ximenez VORS Jerez de la Frontera (375ml)

SKU #1081074 93 points Wine & Spirits

 Grown at the Esteve Vineyard in Jerez Superior, this PX has aged for more than 30 years. While seductive and decadently sweet, it's balanced by penetrating acidity that moves with agility between the chocolate, sweet spice and caramel flavors. With time in the glass, smoky notes and nut confit flavors emerge with force. This is ideal for sipping slowly after a heavy dinner.  (6/ 2011)

93 points Wine Enthusiast

 *Editors' Choice* Perfectly sweet, unctuous and rich, with lush coffee and cocoa aromas that indicate that complexity is coming. That promise is rewarded on the palate, which hits fifth gear in seconds flat. Flavorwise, it's complex and balanced, with good acidity forcing up orange and honey flavors in addition to raisin and brown sugar. A Wow wine where there finish lasts for minutes on end.  (4/ 2012)

93 points Wine Spectator

 Thick and intense, it coats the mouth with burnt molasses, caramel, but also an aged, oxidative note that sets it apart form its peers. Fruitcake, sultana and bitter chocolate accents add to its appeal. It's harmonious and finishes surprisingly elegant. Drink now. (Web-2008)

K&L Notes

This is very impressive, incredibly old PX from the Sherry house which arguably has the widest range of soleras both young and old. The wine shows all the delicious rich dried fruit flavors (prunes, figs, dates, currants), spice and roasted coffee bean nuances of great old PX, as well as a surprising amount of acidity which beautifully balances the very high residual sugar. Yes, this is sweet, but it is as balanced a PX as I can ever remember tasting...and one of the best sweet sherries I have yet to drink. What a deliciously indulgent way to end a meal! (Joe Manekin, K&L Sherry buyer)

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Varietal:

Other White Wines

Country:

Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.
Sub-Region:

Sherry