Made from sun-dried grapes, this sticky PX is packed with notes of raisins, treacle and spice. Delicious with Christmas Pudding or simply pour over vanilla ice cream for an instant desert.
Sherry is a fortified white wine produced in the Andalucia region in southern Spain from the Palomino Fino grape. The second grape is called PX (Pedro Ximenez) and it is dried in the sun to produce wines used for sweetening Cream and Sweet Oloroso wines. Some PX is produced a single varietal giving some of the sweetest wines in the world with intense raisin character.
Founded in 1874, Emilio Hidalgo has grown to be one of the finest sherry producers. Based in Jerez de la Frontera, the company is currently run by the fifth generation of the family, and continues to make the full range of sherry, from bone-dry Fino to lusciously rich Pedro Ximénez.
Sherry is a fortified white wine produced in the Andalucia region in southern Spain from the Palomino Fino grape. The best sherries are usually dry. After fortification the wines are matured in a system of barrels known as a solera which ensures the consistency of the end product.
PX is very, very sweet. It can be served with dried fruit and coffee desserts like Tiramisu, but it is probably best simply poured over vanilla ice cream.