Pedro Ximénez Jerez Superior Spain
Situated in the very south of Spain, a vibrant land that was aptly named Place of the Sun by the illustrious writer Don Manuel Barbadillo Rodríguez, soul and symbol of the company for over half a century, the vineyards of Barbadillo bask under the clear skies of Cádiz as the growers devotedly tend vines which have filled their Bodegas for centuries. Barbadillo is known for crafting Sherries of the highest quality, fashioned to to be the first choice for the most discerning palates while being approachable and completely satisfying to all who appreciate fine wine.
Barbadillo is located in Jerez where the mighty Guadalquivir River meets the sea in the beautiful Coto de Doñana National Park, an extraordinary World Heritage Site. Barbadillo operates five hundred hectares of vineyard spread over two estates, Gibalbín and Santa Lucía, located in the area known as Jerez Superior. The former has an extensive winemaking plant fully equipped with state of the art technology. Barbadillo's numerous wine cellars are strategically distributed over the outstanding area of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, surrounding the medieval castle of Santiago. The cellars occupy a total area of more than 75,000 m2 and have an overall capacity of 35,000,000 litres, which is the largest in Sanlúcar de Barrameda.
Dark robes with an amber core. Aromas of citrus and coffee, treacle, toffee and pecan pie. Luxuriousy viscos, a luscious velvety mouthfeel and good palate weight expressing stewed and developed black grape characters, flavours of chocolate box, allsorts, honeyed semolina cake and moccha, toastyness and quince.