Bodegas Emilio Lustau was established in 1896 and was initially a small family concern until the founder`s son-in-law placed it on a business footing. The firm is perhaps best known as pioneering the Almacenista system, whereby individual dry Sherries are produced from small private holdings. These are bottled under Lustau`s name but with the individual bodega's name on the label as well.
Darker than the night and richer than Croesus: this is to be poured, nonchalantly, onto ice cream. Made with Pedro Ximénez grapes, which are dried under the hot Spanish sun, concentrating the sweetness to create a thick, dark grape must with intense flavours of raisins and molasses that is then fortified and matured in solera.