"Don Zoilo" Pedro Ximenez

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Williams & Humbert Sherries
"Don Zoilo" Pedro Ximenez
Description
Low acidity, very sweet and with a long finish.
CountrySpain
RegionJerez
Grape VarietiesPedro Ximenez 100%
AppellationJerez
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  • 96 Points
    Somm Challenge Int Wine Competition
    Double Gold Award
BackgroundFor over 130 years, Bodegas Williams & Humbert have been producing the finest sherries and brandies; as well as a diverse portfolio of spirits, utilizing one of the most traditional methods of ageing, the solera method. Founded in 1877 by Sir Alexander Williams and Arthur Humbert, Bodega Williams & Humbert has been considered to be one of the worlds most prestigious wine producers in the world.

 

Located in the heart of Jerez de la Frontera, Bodega Williams & Humbert has more than 1,200 acres of vineyards, and the largest wine cellar in Europe. The family owned and operated Bodega has produced a great variety of high quality sherries, while maintaining the traditional methods of solera aging. Solera is a method of producing wines, where small amounts of younger wines are systematically blended with the more mature wines over a period of time.

VinificationGrapes dried under the sun for 15 days then pressed, fortified and aged in oak casks for 12 years in the traditional Criaderas y Solera method.
ColorMahogany-black.
NoseCharacteristic Pedro Ximénez, raisin and fig nose.
PalateLow acidity, very sweet and with a long finish.
AnalysisAlcohol: 18 %RS: 380 g/l
Serving SuggestionsMagnificent dessert wine pouring over ice cream and excellent in mid-afternoon.