Sweet Wine Don PX 1994 Gran Reserva
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The grapes were naturally sun-dried for about 8 days. (To produce 1 litre of this sweet white wine, three kilograms of sun-dried grapes are required.) Then the wine was fermented and aged for 12 months in stainless steel tanks.
After that, this varietal sweet Pedro Ximénez was transferred into American oak barrels, and aged for 26 years. As a result of natural water evaporation, the alcohol content of the wine went from 15% to 17%.
The exceptional Don PX 1994 Gran Reserva is crafted by the Toro Albalá winery, arguably the most renowned producer of PX and Amontillados from Córdoba.
The sweet wine Don PX 1994 Gran Reserva has a very dense, bright high chocolate-coloured robe with a deep iodine rim.
Very complex, this Pedro Ximénez carries some aromas of coffee, bitter chocolate, liquorice, tobacco and sweet spices. On the background, notions of aromatic herbs, fruit compote and a subtle note of black olives.
Powerful, sweet and venerable. This PX of Toro Albalá is velvety bodied and round, with a very good acidity, a marvelous texture and an endless finish with remembrances of prunes, cocoa, spices, tobacco, figs, aromatic herbs and dry fruit.
|Our personal opinion||
The sweet wine Don PX 1994 Gran Reserva is exactly what has sometimes been described, quite aptly in our opinion, as a "meditation wine".
Don PX 1990 Gran Reserva:
Enterwine 93. Parker 93. Peñín 93.
Don PX 1987 Gran Reserva:
Enterwine 94. Parker 94. Guía Repsol 93.
Don PX 1986 Gran Reserva:
Parker 92. Peñín 94.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Ageing||26 años crianza oxidativa estática.|
|Pairings||Alone, Blue cheeses, Chocolate, Chocolate cake, Cured cheeses, Foie Gras, Nougat candy, Puff pastries, Sweet pastries|
|Taste||Silky and intense, Slightly sweet, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Because you can, Desserts, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|