External Reviews for Lustau Oloroso Don Nuño Solera Reserva
Elegant and complex. Beautifully balanced, this sweet Sherry bears a firm structure, lending a dryness on the finish and carrying the nut, smoke and caramel accents to a long finish. Drink now.
Opens with a wonderful set of nutty, dry aromas along with pit fruits like nectarines, apricot and peach. The palate is a cacaphony of toasty, peppery flavors sweetened by caramel and brown sugar. It has a fine feel and balance, and then finishing notes of browned butter and sautandeacute;ed mushroom. Delicious oloroso.
The intensity of this Sherry comes from the alcohol. Roasted walnut, caramel and molasses are the flavors. Moderate length. Drink now.
Caramel brown in color, with the viscosity of motor oil, this is soft yet firm, carrying flavors of walnut, dried fig and burnt sugar. Sweet but not oppressively so, with a slightly bitter finish. Drink now.
Vanilla, citrus, toffee, walnuts and mocha. Brisk, firm attack. Muscovado, oak, coffee.
The exuberant and saturated sweet flavors of sun-ripened grapes spread throughout the entire palate, sustained by firm acidity. That acidity imposes its mineral tones, without overshadowing the seductive caramel sensation that lasts. Serve it chilled as a digestif.
An acquired taste, dry Sherry is not for everyone. But if you are a fan of this unique wine or are curious about southern Spain's claim to fame, this is a nice Sherry that is slightly sweeter and a bit less salty than many Finos or Manzanillas. The wine is white, with a unique ocean-influenced flavor. It's the textbook match for a Mediterranean lunch of grilled shrimp or steamed clams, rustic cheese, country olives and sliced ham.
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