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Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuno Dry Sherry Wine Review

Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuno Dry Sherry

Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuno Dry Sherry

Jerez, Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.35

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 20%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Dessert Wine


Winery: Lustau

Agent: John Hanna & Sons Limited

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A lovely amber hue with aromas of toasted almonds and nuts, dried fruit and brown sugar. Long finish. Serve at room temperature. Match with hard cheeses, salty nuts and cured meats.

This Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuno Dry Sherry was reviewed on January 9, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Wine drinkers are lucky that such a quality producer still manages to deliver on quality in an entry level product. It is a shame that Sherry has been so unpopular for a time; always seen as a drink for old ladies, alcoholics, or diletant wine enthusiasts. It's actually very labour intensive and a million things can go wrong. Lustau should stand out as your benchmark quality Sherry.
The colour is a beautiful amber, with a light rim and a dark core.
It is a dry style, with a lot of funky aromas. Charred wood, maple syrup, mushroon, cardamom, cocoa, and assam tea jump to mind. The fruit are subtle, but present. A great lemon zing is there on the nose and even more present on the palate.
It is rich and full, but not particularly alcoholic, for a Sherry. there are some candied almond and pecan notes. Smoke and wood. Bruised apple too.
Lustau has been operating for a very long time and they are the standard bearers for tradition in Xeres. Many styles that would have been lost forever are still upheld by this great producer. If you enjoyed this example of quality Sherry, try their East India which is usually available at Christmas. It is a proprietary blending of Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso. Pair either with tapas or charcuterie.

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