The name Emilio Lustau has not only become synonymous with highest quality sherry, it has transcended the traditional sherry market to establish a whole new category of sophisticated drinking. Think ‘Lustau’ and one does not think of musty, sticky brown liquids in a previous generation’s glassware. ‘Lustau’ is about super-fresh tapas and cutting-edge food and wine pairing. It is about complexity and harmony, elegance and balance, intensity and persistence. This is 21st century wine. Robert Parker called the Emilio Lustau line “simply staggering in quality,” and added “Sherries such as these remain among the last great unknown wine bargains of the world. They must be tasted to be believed!”
The fame of Manzanilla Macarena in the first half of the 20th century has exceeded the commercial dimension to become an icon. A copy of the original label, based on a sketch by the artist Carlos Vázquez, is displayed at the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid. Macarena is an Andalusian woman with an attractive gaze, wearing a typical manila scarf and a cordobean hat.Only very few wines can certify their aged-old tradition. Bodegas Luis Caballero established the Solera of Macarena in 1914. The original label was recovered in 2014 to commemorate its centenary.