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Characteristics of Ximénez-Spínola Exceptional Harvest
Ximénez-Spínola Exceptional Harvest is a white wine from Jerez produced by the winery Ximénez Spínola. This is a monovarietal of Pedro Ximénez.
The harvest of the grapes used to make Ximénez-Spínola Exceptional Harvest are used a few weeks after the harvest of the grapes used for their emblematic wine Ximénez-Spínola PX Añada. This means that the grapes are even more matured.
Once in the winery, the must of Ximénez-Spínola Exceptional Harvest is fermented in stainless steel containers with its husks.
After, it is transferred to American oak casks and left to create the typical fragrance of Jerez.
Finally, Ximénez-Spínola Exceptional harvest is aged for 4 months on its own lees and receives daily battonages.
The winery Ximénez-Spínola established in 1729 by Felipe Antonio Zarzana Spínola.
Ximénez Spínola, headed up by José Antonio Zarzana, is still predominantly a family business. Its speciality: Working only with Pedro Ximénez grapes.
SightGolden yellow with steel hues.NoseNotes of honey, touch of apricot and tones of apples.TasteGood acidity and sweetness, and presents a dry long finish. Full bodied.
SightBright, golden yellow colour with plenty of thin tears.NoseA wine with a remarkable intensity. Its fruity notes with hints of baked apples stand out along with the aromas of candied nuts, toffee, vanilla and varnish. A singular, complex and enjoyable wine.TasteA Spanish wine with a slightly sweet attack and but a good dry, smooth and creamy mid palate. It is well bodied and shows an excellent acidity and a long finish. A very special, elegant and original wine with a very limited production. Perfect when served along with a plate of Spanish Iberian ham.
Jerez is home to an exceptional culture in winemaking and viticulture, producing an incredible variety of wines. Sherry and the DO. Jerez region are unlike any other wine or region in Spain and symbolise a centuries-old culture and a true art form of ecological tradition. Even today it is fair to say that these wines have not found their equivalent in the world, and are therefore a real asset to the Spanish word of wine.