Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuno NV / 750 ml.

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WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2017
A delicate, subtle Oloroso, this has notes of nuts and dried apricots, with slightly candied touches. The texture is soft, so gentle that it’s easy to forget there’s alcohol involved. Its depths of salty flavors make it a match for braised pork cheeks, a classic dish in Andalusia.
WE9191 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 2/1/2009
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 sautéed mushroom. Delicious oloroso.
WS9191 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2011
A range of salty mineral flavors melds with dried fruit notes and hints of caramel in this Oloroso, a wine of poise and delicacy that transforms its tough structure and marked acidity into silken grace. Aged for 12 years in botas. Perfect for sea ur­chin sashimi.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Feb 29, 2012
Nicely defined, with salted caramel, date and green tea notes leading the way, backed by brisk blood orange and spice cake notes that add length and cut on the finish. Drink now. 500 cases imported.
SP8787 pts. - Wine Spectator - Nov 15, 2006
This off-dry oloroso delivers coffee and caramel flavors, with accents of soy and iodine. Well-balanced, with a lingering note of burnt molasses. Drink now.

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Dark bronze in colour with golden rim. Pungent nutty aromas and smooky wood background in the nose. Rich flavours of bitter chocolate, walnuts and baked chestnuts. This Oloroso wine has an intense, concentrated aftertaste, lightened by a tangy acidity.

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WS92 92 pts. / Wine & Spirits (October 1, 2017)

A delicate, subtle Oloroso, this has notes of nuts and dried apricots, with slightly candied touches. The texture is soft, so gentle that it’s easy to forget there’s alcohol involved. Its depths of salty flavors make it a match for braised pork cheeks, a classic dish in Andalusia.

WE91 91 pts. / Wine Enthusiast (2/1/2009)

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 sautéed mushroom. Delicious oloroso.

WS91 91 pts. / Wine & Spirits (June 1, 2011)

A range of salty mineral flavors melds with dried fruit notes and hints of caramel in this Oloroso, a wine of poise and delicacy that transforms its tough structure and marked acidity into silken grace. Aged for 12 years in botas. Perfect for sea ur­chin sashimi.

SP89 89 pts. / Wine Spectator (Feb 29, 2012)

Nicely defined, with salted caramel, date and green tea notes leading the way, backed by brisk blood orange and spice cake notes that add length and cut on the finish. Drink now. 500 cases imported.

SP87 87 pts. / Wine Spectator (Nov 15, 2006)

This off-dry oloroso delivers coffee and caramel flavors, with accents of soy and iodine. Well-balanced, with a lingering note of burnt molasses. Drink now.

Description / Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuno NV / 750 ml.

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Dark bronze in colour with golden rim. Pungent nutty aromas and smooky wood background in the nose. Rich flavours of bitter chocolate, walnuts and baked chestnuts. This Oloroso wine has an intense, concentrated aftertaste, lightened by a tangy acidity.

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SKU 5637
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Lustau Solera Reserva Oloroso Don Nuño
Country Spain
Region Jerez
Product Location - Location-Appellation Jerez-Xeres-Sherry
Package Size 750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume 20%
Brand Lustau
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style Oloroso
Vintage NV
Can it be Shipped Yes
Rating 92.00 pts
Premier Pick No
Wine Type none
Grape(s) 100% Palomino
Primary Grape Palomino
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
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SP9292 pts. - Wine Spectator - May 31, 2018
A bright, high-pitched style, showing tangy quinine and chamomile notes laced with talc and fleur de sel flavors. Very dry, brisk, stony-edged finish. An absolute delight. Drink now. 62,000 cases made.
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WE8989 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 11/15/2004
The benchmark among fino-style Sherries is La Gitana. Simply put, it’s a classic. Pour yourself a copita of this beauty and sip it while munching some olives, peanuts or pistachios. Shazzam! You’re transported to a whitewashed village in Andalusia. Aromas of mushroom and yeast are just as they should be. And deep within are subtle flavors of marzipan and citrus. The long, salty, bone-dry finish cleanses the palate and primes your appetite for better things to come.
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The NV Manzanilla La Gitana is a fresh Manzanilla aged under flor for five years of pale gold color, has some bruised apple notes on the nose, typical of younger wines. It develops some citric and chalky notes with time and air. The palate is quite soft, medium-bodied, with a bitter touch in the end. 1,200,000 bottles are filled yearly. Drink 2013–2014.
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RP8989 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 28th Aug 2013
The impressive line-up is opened with the pale-colored NV Manzanilla Deliciosa, which is produced with Palomino grapes from the Miraflores vineyard and aged for five years under yeast. It is a finer version of La Guita, easy to drink, with a sweet note of apples in the nose, a polished and gentle palate, ending with a saline touch. Drink 2013–2014.
WS8989 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
Subtly perfumed with salted nuts and spices, this Manzanilla slips through the mouth with delicate acidity and a slightly oily texture. Delicious with fried sardines.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Web only – 2013
Lovely salt, Brazil nut and floral notes combine with a bitter citrus oil accent on the taut finish. Drink now. 800 cases made.
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WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2015
A classic Fino, this is precise in its structure and completely dry. With its mineral notes of iodine and salt, light hints of nuts and green olives and refreshing acidity, it’s almost addictive, especially if you have prawns sautéed in garlic and herbs on hand.
RP9090 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 30th Jun 2005
The brilliant quality of Emilio Lustau’s sherries is indisputable. Sherry remains the world’s most underappreciated and undervalued beverage, as the price for this beauty attests. The crisp, light-bodied, pungent, potent Light Fino Jarana is redolent of the smells and flavors of roasted nuts. It would be amazing with Japanese sushi or rich soups.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Aug 31, 2014
Shows a light rancio note, with a cheesy hint giving way to rather salty lemon pulp, jicama and chalk accents. Whiffs of straw and nectarine lend some depth and flesh to the finish. Drink now.
WE8989 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 6/30/2009
More yellow than Lustau’s manzanilla, Jarana is a lovely, proper fino with a nose of iodine, lemon blossom and popcorn. The palate is staunch and doesn’t back down; the high-toned nut and citrus flavors seem classic and elevated. And the finish is intense and frames everything in walnut oil and toast.

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WE9393 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 6/30/2009
With piercing aromas of raisin pudding, molasses and spice, this rolls out the welcome mat and more. Luscious is probably as tame as you can put it; this is a ribald sweet wine with acidic backbone and hugely intense flavors of baked brown sugar, cinnamon cake and molasses. Powerful but still racy due to bracing acidity. About as good as it gets with P.X.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2011
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.
WS9292 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
As smooth as a nutty caramel candy seasoned with spice, this PX moves slowly through the mouth, leaving a soft, warm memory in its wake. Extremely ripe, this has enough acidity to keep it from being tiring.
SP8989 pts. - Wine Spectator - Nov 15, 2011
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. 500 cases imported.

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WE9191 pts. - Wine Enthusiast - 12/15/2009
Attractive caramel, apricot and peach aromas drive straight to a pure, creamy palate of cinnamon apple, mocha, coffee and chocolate. It’s quite smooth and balanced, and very long on the finish. Avoids all the pitfalls of sweet Sherry by maintaining its balance and mouthfeel.
WS8989 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2013
This is rich, but its lively acidity gives the caramel and nut flavors grace and precision. Serve it chilled, with — or in place of — a nut tart.
SP8787 pts. - Wine Spectator - Nov 15, 2006
The intensity of this Sherry comes from the alcohol. Roasted walnut, caramel and molasses are the flavors. Moderate length. Drink now.

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WS9494 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 1, 2006
Fino can be simple and fresh, saline and clean, but also massive and complex, a monument of a place like this Puerto Fino, the flagship of Lustau. The complexity here starts right from the scent, a cloud of salt, green apples and chalk. At first sip, its silky texture and salty almond flavor immediately entice; then, with air, a strong chalkiness emerges. The wine feels as if it is made of chalk and marine breezes. It’s a tremendous wine; get some fried sardines and touch heaven.
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Dark brown in color, with sweet aromas of candied fruit, brown sugar and mocha. The palate is lively and warm, with zesty yet baked flavors of toffee, caramel and apricot. A little fiery and driving on the finish, with a lasting spice note. Excellent for an aged, dark-style Moscatel.
SP8888 pts. - Wine Spectator - Web only – 2014
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RP9090 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 1st Feb 2007
The non-vintage Rare Cream, Superior is a moderately sweet, pleasant Sherry. Do your old grandmother a favor and give her this sophisticated drink instead of Harvey’s Bristol Cream.
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With scents of baked apples and figs, this Cream stands out for its smooth softness, a texture that will meld with pastel de nueces.
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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.
SP8888 pts. - Wine Spectator - Aug 31, 2016
Offers a friendly, open-knit feel, without the overt headiness of most cream version. Sports licorice root, fruitcake and brown bread notes, laced with a hint of toasted raisin. Drink now. 400 cases made.

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WS9090 pts. - Wine & Spirits - October 1, 2017
This wine’s caramel flavors become more saline as the wine opens in the glass. It’s soft in texture and voluptuous in aromas, a seductive blend of sweet, concentrated liqueur-like fruit and salt.
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The dry, medium amber-hued non-vintage Dry Amontillado Los Arcos offers good body as well as a heady personality.
SP9090 pts. - Wine Spectator - Aug 31, 2016
Walnut, halva, singed almond and green tea notes give this an intriguing profile, flirting with an off-dry character. Stays dry through the bitter orange-edged finish. Drink now. 4,500 cases made.

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RP9292 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 1st Feb 2003
Impressive is the superb non-vintage Manzanilla Papirusa. Its light straw color is accompanied by a spicy, nutty nose, elegant, dry flavors, delicious purity, and a smoky intensity. It would be fabulous with sushi. Drink it over the next year.
SP9191 pts. - Wine Spectator - Jun 30, 2017
Lovely quinine, verbena, white peach and lemon peel notes mingle here, with a long, rippling finish that brings you back for more. Drink now. 4,000 cases made.
WS9191 pts. - Wine & Spirits - June 30, 2011
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