Pedro Ximenez

Barbadillo Solear Manzanilla, Spain (£6 per half/£9.50 per full bottle widely available) Punchy and pungent, lightly salty with a proving bread dough character and a persistent finish – make you crave nibbles… S- Barbadillo Manzanilla Pasada En Rama ‘Pastora’, Spain (£13 Taurus Wines, The Solent Cellar, Roberts & Speight, Baythorne […]

In celebration of International Sherry Week…

If you usually find PX a bit too gloopy, try this. Barbadillo Pedro Ximénez Sherry NV, Spain (£13.49 Rodney Fletcher Vintners, Rannoch Scott Wines, Experience Wine,, Adnams, Connolly’s Wine Merchant, Mumbles Fine Wines, The Drinks Cabinet,, Baythorne Hall, Harrogate Fine Wine Company, Sandhams Wine Merchants, Beers of Europe, […]

Barbadillo Pedro Ximénez Sherry NV, Spain

If it’s not beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, then maybe a slug or two of this will help… Harveys Signature 12 Year Old Cream Sherry, Spain (£11.99 per 50cl Tesco) Packed with Christmas cake flavours – fig, walnut, candied peel and raisin, plus notes of cloves and cinnamon […]

Harveys Signature 12 Year Old Cream Sherry, Spain

Les Lions de Suduiraut Sauternes 2009, Bordeaux, France (£15 per half Averys, Berry Bros & Rudd, Cambridge Wines) Curious wine, takes a while for the botrytis character to come through, and the slight catty edge seems to suggest a high proportion of Sauvignon (but it’s only 4%). I like sweet […]

Wine Tasting Video: Sauternes, Tokaji & Pedro Ximenez