White - Fortified

N.V. Emilio Lustau Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Solera Reserva Palo Cortado Península

Palomino Fino and Pedro Ximénez

  • Spain
  • > Andalucía
  • > Jerez-Xérès-Sherry
Drink between 2008 - 2014
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Community Tasting Notes 47

  • Hodby wrote: (90 points)

    January 10, 2015 - Amber +3 color. Nose of roasted apricot, peach, toasted nuts, caramel and burnt sugar cake, black peppercorn, in a well-oxidized character. On arrival, bone dry and vivid acidity. In the mouth, fruity and woody and sweet-sour. Delicious. Paired well to wild mushroom soup, tahini and homemade crusty Italian style bread (an improved Emeril Lagasse recipe). The bottling strength is deceptive - taster beware ! Bottle #1 of one.

  • Anonymous wrote:

    January 8, 2015 - Dark amber color, very deep, rich, nutty, dry, very nice palo cortado.

  • juffer Likes this wine: (91 points)

    December 10, 2014 - Very enjoyable. More high pitched nose than the Oloroso. Citrus, white raisins, fruit cake . Nuttiness is more in the direction of cashews. Ligher mouthfeel, a bit more acidity. Citrus, more in the direction of candied orange peel (but again, no residual sugar), returns at the end of the long finish.

  • xScottx wrote:

    November 9, 2014 - Pronounced nose of raisin, date, fig, dried apricot, peanut, roasted nut, almond, brown sugar, caramel, spice, cinnamon, clove.
    Dry, medium acid, pronounced notes of dried apple, apricot, raisin, spice, wood, toast, brown sugar, roasted nut.
    Long finish.
    Very nice wine.

  • L'enfant sauvage Likes this wine:

    November 7, 2014 - Very dark for a palo cortado. For me, that's a shame. This leans very far into the oloroso spectrum, and the biological aging/flor characteristics that a good PC should have are largely masked by the brooding oxidative characteristics typical of oloroso. This is a bargain and delicious, I just would like a little more saline and mineral edge to cut through the walnut and caramel notes.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Fortified
  • Producer Emilio Lustau
  • Varietal Palomino Fino and Pedro Ximénez
  • Designation Solera Reserva Palo Cortado Península
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Andalucía
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Jerez-Xérès-Sherry
  • UPC Code 097985277008

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 181 (61%)
  • Consumed 117 (39%)

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