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Lustau Rojo Vermut (750ml)

Jerez, SPAIN
$39. 99
$479.88 Dozen
ABV: 15%
A global standard-bearer for high quality Sherry, Lustau has debuted in another category with a delicious Red Vermouth (a white version is on the way). Wormwood, gentian, coriander and orange peel aromas stand out among the array of fragrant plants, fruits and spices featured. Each botanical macerates separately for optimal aroma extraction. Lustau's master blender then combines the botanicals to obtain a perfect blend.

Tasting note: Deep umber brown with Sienna edges. Captivates with semi-sweet yet fresh aromas of grapefruit/orange zest, dried coriander and bitter herbs. Keenly balanced by refreshing acidity, following through with appealing flavours of dried fruits, candied citrus and drying earthy root-like notes in the finish. Concludes fruity, vibrant and long. Delicious. 16% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews... An interesting newcomer to the 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. 92 points - www.wineenthusiast.com

...It's great to see such a nice vermouth made in Jerez. It's a rather sweet and round version, with delicate herbal notes and great citrus touches. Perfect for cocktails and a great sipping drink on its own. It's here to stay. - www.sherrynotes.com