Medium amber, a beautiful hue with high viscosity legs showing off the 20% ABV. The nose has medium intensity aromas of dried mixed nuts, desiccated plum, raisins, prunes and a salty herbal combo. The palate is dry with high alcohol and medium (+) acidity. Full bodied, this wine has loads of rich nutty flavors with dried fruit and a slightly bitter almond note with caramel and umami. The finish is a touch hot from the alcohol but I get lovely warmth from the heat- picture a mound of warmed nuts and some dried black fruit. The back end is medium in length and makes me reach for more from the glass. This wine needs to be chilled and served as an aperitif with some charcuterie along with olives and nuts. I like this oxidative style of sherry and am giving this $30 offering 91 points. 4 stars. Salut….
Lustau Dry Oloroso Don Nuno Sherry NV, Jerez, Spain
28 Friday Apr 2023