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Lustau Red Vermouth

Lustau Red Vermouth

92 Points Wine Enthusiast
Lustau Red Vermouth
92 Points Wine Enthusiast

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A deliciously complex yet refreshing red vermouth from the Spanish masters of Sherry, Lustau. Try it with the usual mixers or, even better, by itself over a couple of nice big ice cubes.

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$46.99 in mixed 6+ or $46.99 per bottle

Overview

Its Origins

Bodegas Lustau was founded in 1896 by Mr. José Ruiz-Berdejo. It was a modest beginning: José, a court clerk, cultivated the vines on his land, known as Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza. In the house at the vineyard, he produced the wines he later sold to the major exporting wineries. Each individual component of this blend (Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez) is aged in its own Solera. After blending, the wine is further aged for three years in a solera of 33 American oak casks before bottling. A dark mahogany colour with bronze hues. Concentrated aromas of ripe fruits, mocca, cocoa and toffee. Very complex on the palate, with a clean acidity and flavour of raisins, nuts, crystallized orange and candied peel. Ideal with rich cakes, egg based puddings and blue cheeses (Stilton, Gorgonzola). Also as an ideal digestif for the sweet-toothed.

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What The Critics Say

92 Wine Enthusiast

"An interesting newcomer to the U.S. market, the base of this vermouth is rich, nutty Sherry—80% amontillado and 20% Pedro Ximenez, to be precise. It has a coffee-brown hue and a bright dried-herb scent. The palate wows with sticky toffee, dried apricot, orange peel and cocoa. Ideal for adding complexity to drinks featuring dark spirits."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Touriga Nacional

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Jerez

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    15.00%

This Wine Goes Well With

with CURED MEAT
with MILD CHEESE
with STRONG CHEESE

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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