Lustau Palo Cortado Península
|Spain, Jerez / Sherry / Manzanilla, Palo Cortado
Palo Cortado, the rarest and most unique sherry style, combines dark, grand Oloroso character with the soft palate feel of fine Amontillado. This stellar bottling from Lustau has a rich and spicy nose with intense flavors and terrific length.
Inviting, with pecan, bitter singed almond and cardamom notes, backed by singed cedar, black walnut and cocoa powder accents. The open, friendly finish lets a date hint play out. Drink now.
International Wine Cellar
Deep orange-pecan amber. Aromas of orange peel and sea salt. Smooth, exotic and delicious: a balanced, harmonious sherry, with a lovely, lingering finish of green olives, citrus and hints of dried fruit. 90 Points Gerry Dawes in IWC Issue 57 Nov/Dec '94 - Tanzer
A smooth blend of chocolate, fig and smoky oak aromas leads to a full palate that includes waves of citric acidity. The flavors quickly move from dry citrus to mushroom and toasted hazelnut. With its malty finish, this makes you want to sauté something while drinking it.
The dark amber NV Palo Cortado Peninsula has a sweet nose like ripe cherries and caramel, while the palate is completely dry, with notes of cashews, candied oranges and an oxidative character. A Palo Cortado on the delicate side.
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