The Old Fire Station, Old Market, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

Don Nuno, Dry Oloroso Sherry, Lustau

The company Emilio Lustau was established in 1896 and was initially a small family concern until the founder’s son-in-law placed it on a business footing. The firm is perhaps best known as pioneering the Almacenista system, whereby individual dry sherries are produced from small private holdings. These are bottled under Lustas’s name but with the individual bodega’s name on the label as well. Today they are amongst the most sought-out Sherries in the region.

Lustau is the only winery that produces wines in each of the three cities in the Sherry triangle: Jerez de la Frontera, El Puerto de Santa María and Sanlúcar de Barrameda. In the year 2000, Lustau acquired six 19th century bodega buildings in the centre of Jerez. These picturesque buildings were restored to their original glory and today house the principal ageing bodegas of Lustau, which heads the Luis Caballero Group’s Sherry Division.

Don Nuno Dry Oloroso is a rusty gold in colour. This full bodied sherry is aged for 12 years in American oak casks through the traditional solera method. It has great intensity on the nose with a slight smokiness and combines softness and complexity giving enormous length on the palate. Reminiscent of dark chocolate and walnuts with a tangy acidity to balance this is a great dry sherry.

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