Bodegas Lustau / Bodegas Lustau

Oloroso Emperatriz Eugenia Review

Oloroso Emperatriz Eugenia I’ve been drinking whisky, including sherried whiskies for over 20 years but i’ve never really had sherry on it’s own other than a wee glass of Oloroso at a Highland Park tasting.

As part of the Sherrynotes (@sherrynotes) www.sherrynotes.com #SherryTT twitter tasting this Oloroso was the third Sherry of the evening.

Very familiar due to the use of oloroso casks in whisky, very nutty and still a little too tarte on the palate for me, remember i don’t really drink wine at all. Not for me on the palate although this is the first one i could really drink a decent amount of.

Thanks to Sherrynotes (@sherrynotes) www.sherrynotes.com for including me on this tasting.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

nutty, woody, leathery, sealing wax, less salty, quite meaty in nature, quite earthy, after a bit in the glass more caramel/ toffee pennies

Palate

Still a little on the tarte side for me, goes very nutty, crushed mixed nuts and biscuity

Finish

sweeter on the finish than i was expecting, nuttier and the longest finish so far

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Oloroso Emperatriz Eugenia
Age: 20
ABV: 20.00
Distiller: Bodegas Lustau
Bottler: Bodegas Lustau
Type: Sherry
From: Spain, No Defined Scottish Region
Posted: 03/11/2015 by Tom



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