Lustau San Emilio Pedro Ximenez Sherry NV / 750 ml.

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WE9393 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 6/30/2009
With piercing aromas of raisin pudding, molasses and spice, this rolls out the welcome mat and more. Luscious is probably as tame as you can put it; this is a ribald sweet wine with acidic backbone and hugely intense flavors of baked brown sugar, cinnamon cake and molasses. Powerful but still racy due to bracing acidity. About as good as it gets with P.X.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2011
The exuberant and saturated sweet flavors of sun-ripened grapes spread throughout the entire palate, sustained by firm acidity. That acidity imposes its mineral tones, without overshadowing the seductive caramel sensation that lasts. Serve it chilled as a digestif.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
As smooth as a nutty caramel candy seasoned with spice, this PX moves slowly through the mouth, leaving a soft, warm memory in its wake. Extremely ripe, this has enough acidity to keep it from being tiring.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Nov 15, 2011
Caramel brown in color, with the viscosity of motor oil, this is soft yet firm, carrying flavors of walnut, dried fig and burnt sugar. Sweet but not oppressively so, with a slightly bitter finish. Drink now. 500 cases imported.

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WE93 93 pts. / Wine Enthusiast (6/30/2009)

With piercing aromas of raisin pudding, molasses and spice, this rolls out the welcome mat and more. Luscious is probably as tame as you can put it; this is a ribald sweet wine with acidic backbone and hugely intense flavors of baked brown sugar, cinnamon cake and molasses. Powerful but still racy due to bracing acidity. About as good as it gets with P.X.

WS92 92 pts. / Wine & Spirits (June 1, 2011)

The exuberant and saturated sweet flavors of sun-ripened grapes spread throughout the entire palate, sustained by firm acidity. That acidity imposes its mineral tones, without overshadowing the seductive caramel sensation that lasts. Serve it chilled as a digestif.

WS92 92 pts. / Wine & Spirits (October 1, 2013)

As smooth as a nutty caramel candy seasoned with spice, this PX moves slowly through the mouth, leaving a soft, warm memory in its wake. Extremely ripe, this has enough acidity to keep it from being tiring.

SP89 89 pts. / Wine Spectator (Nov 15, 2011)

Caramel brown in color, with the viscosity of motor oil, this is soft yet firm, carrying flavors of walnut, dried fig and burnt sugar. Sweet but not oppressively so, with a slightly bitter finish. Drink now. 500 cases imported.

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SKU 56689
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Lustau San Emilio Pedro Ximénez Sherry
Country Spain
Region Jerez
Product Location - Location-Appellation Jerez-Xeres-Sherry
Package Size 750 ml.
Wine/Spirit Brand Lustau
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style Pedro Ximénez
Vintage NV
Can it Be Shipped Yes
Premier Pick No
Wine Type Fortified Wine
Grape(s) Pedro Ximénez
Primary Grape Pedro Ximénez
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
Same Region, Same Vintage, Same Grape
SP9393 pts. - Wine Spectator - Oct 31, 2013
Offers layers of macerated date, ganache, warm caraway, buckwheat honey and chocolate-covered orange peel notes, with a deep, intense finish that lets a wonderfully smoky hint curl through. The power is obvious, the range and definition more subtle. Drink now. 2,500 cases made.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2011
You can drink this wine at the end of a meal just for the pleasure of feeling its exuberant complexity and sweetness. But you can also add a couple drops to your vanilla ice cream and enjoy the way this PX dissolves its pecan pie and candied almond flavors in the chill of the vanilla. An ample wine, this has the texture of chocolate seconds before melting.
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Primary Grape: Pedro Ximénez

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WE9090 pts. - Wine Enthusiast -
Tawny brown color. Medium to full-bodied, but not weighty. Sweet, but not cloying. Pretty browned butter and golden raisin flavors. Complex, long finish.
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RP9494 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 30th Jun 2005
Readers looking for something weighty, sweet, and provocative should check out the non-vintage East India Solera. A blend of soleras averaging 15 to 50 years of age, it boasts a dark amber color as well as a huge nose of melted toffee, caramel, figs, and prunes. This over-the-top yet surprisingly vibrant (because of good acidity) effort is best drunk as dessert at the end of a meal.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2009
This Oloroso’s dose of pedro ximénez accounts for its aromas of raisins, dried fruits and figs, as well as its creamy, spicy texture. Complex notes of cinnamon, clove, iodine and mineral details build into the finish. Serve it with cinnamon flan.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2011
This is a selection from botas of Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez raised separately and then blended to age for three years in solera. The result puts the sweetness of the PX in front, with flavors of plum jam and tobacco. The salinity of the Oloroso brings freshness and fine minerality that play softly in the background.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2011
This is a selection from botas of Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez raised separately and then blended to age for three years in solera. The result puts the sweetness of the PX in front, with flavors of plum jam and tobacco. The salinity of the Oloroso brings freshness and fine minerality that play softly in the background.
ST9090 pts. - Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar -
Pure, distinctly dried-fruit (figs and dates) nose. A luscious, decidedly sweet, but balance dessert wine with coffee, chocolate, date and apricot flavors.
SP9090 pts. - Wine Spectator - Sep 30, 2002
Rich and concentrated with coffee and caramel flavors in a balanced presentation. Picks up a grilled nut accent on the finish. Solid and complex, but not cloying. Drink now.
WE9090 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 2/1/2009
This traditional wine from Lustau is made in the Cream style. It’s dark and pretty, with PX-ish prune and caramel aromas. It’s not as thick as Pedro Ximénez, and thus isn’t syrupy. But it’s certainly rich and full of cookie, molasses, maple and brown sugar flavors. For anyone who likes a sweet Sherry that’s balanced, this is a good place to go.
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Primary Grape: Palomino

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RP9090 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 1st Feb 2007
The non-vintage Rare Cream, Superior is a moderately sweet, pleasant Sherry. Do your old grandmother a favor and give her this sophisticated drink instead of Harvey’s Bristol Cream.
WS8989 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
With scents of baked apples and figs, this Cream stands out for its smooth softness, a texture that will meld with pastel de nueces.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Sep 30, 2002
Elegant and complex. Beautifully balanced, this sweet Sherry bears a firm structure, lending a dryness on the finish and carrying the nut, smoke and caramel accents to a long finish. Drink now.
SP8888 pts. - Wine Spectator - Aug 31, 2016
Offers a friendly, open-knit feel, without the overt headiness of most cream version. Sports licorice root, fruitcake and brown bread notes, laced with a hint of toasted raisin. Drink now. 400 cases made.
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Wine Spectator Top 100 SelectionWine Spectator Top 100 selection - 2012 | #82
WS9090 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2017
This wine’s caramel flavors become more saline as the wine opens in the glass. It’s soft in texture and voluptuous in aromas, a seductive blend of sweet, concentrated liqueur-like fruit and salt.
RP9090 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 30th Jun 2005
The dry, medium amber-hued non-vintage Dry Amontillado Los Arcos offers good body as well as a heady personality.
SP9090 pts. - Wine Spectator - Aug 31, 2016
Walnut, halva, singed almond and green tea notes give this an intriguing profile, flirting with an off-dry character. Stays dry through the bitter orange-edged finish. Drink now. 4,500 cases made.
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Wine Spec. Top 100 - 2012 | #82

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WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2015
A classic Fino, this is precise in its structure and completely dry. With its mineral notes of iodine and salt, light hints of nuts and green olives and refreshing acidity, it’s almost addictive, especially if you have prawns sautéed in garlic and herbs on hand.
RP9090 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 30th Jun 2005
The brilliant quality of Emilio Lustau’s sherries is indisputable. Sherry remains the world’s most underappreciated and undervalued beverage, as the price for this beauty attests. The crisp, light-bodied, pungent, potent Light Fino Jarana is redolent of the smells and flavors of roasted nuts. It would be amazing with Japanese sushi or rich soups.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Aug 31, 2014
Shows a light rancio note, with a cheesy hint giving way to rather salty lemon pulp, jicama and chalk accents. Whiffs of straw and nectarine lend some depth and flesh to the finish. Drink now.
WE8989 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 6/30/2009
More yellow than Lustau’s manzanilla, Jarana is a lovely, proper fino with a nose of iodine, lemon blossom and popcorn. The palate is staunch and doesn’t back down; the high-toned nut and citrus flavors seem classic and elevated. And the finish is intense and frames everything in walnut oil and toast.
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Lustau Vermut Blanco NV / 750 ml.

NV / 750 ml.

Item #: 98218

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WE9191 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 12/15/2009
Attractive caramel, apricot and peach aromas drive straight to a pure, creamy palate of cinnamon apple, mocha, coffee and chocolate. It’s quite smooth and balanced, and very long on the finish. Avoids all the pitfalls of sweet Sherry by maintaining its balance and mouthfeel.
WS8989 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
This is rich, but its lively acidity gives the caramel and nut flavors grace and precision. Serve it chilled, with — or in place of — a nut tart.
SP8787 pts. - Wine Spectator - Nov 15, 2006
The intensity of this Sherry comes from the alcohol. Roasted walnut, caramel and molasses are the flavors. Moderate length. Drink now.
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WS9191 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
Generous in its flavors of figs and nuts, this is a medium-weight moscatel, fresh enough to accompany baked apples for dessert, and sweet enough to drink on its own, after dinner.
WE9090 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 12/15/2009
Dark brown in color, with sweet aromas of candied fruit, brown sugar and mocha. The palate is lively and warm, with zesty yet baked flavors of toffee, caramel and apricot. A little fiery and driving on the finish, with a lasting spice note. Excellent for an aged, dark-style Moscatel.
SP8888 pts. - Wine Spectator - Web only – 2014
This avoids the slightly cloying edge found in most Moscatel Sherries, with bright green tea and ginger notes adding lift and freshness to the rum-soaked raisin, tiramisu and fig flavors. Drink now.
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