Very Dry. Golden amber with aromas of toasted nuts, vanilla and crystallized fruits. Dry and very intense, but its long ageing (20 years) process gives it delicacy, finesse, complexity and superb length.
Palo Cortado belongs to the oloroso family. However, it is characterized by having a noticeable finesse in comparison to those wines destined to be olorosos,and because of this it is set aside for a specific ageing, this extraordinary liquid has the capacity to became a particularly delicate oloroso. Palo Cortado translates as “cut stick” and the wine gets its name from the symbol the cellar overseer chalks on the barrels when he tastes the wine.
Established in 1896, Bodegas Lustau is considered a world-class benchmark for top-quality Sherry. Bodegas Emilio Lustau winery is the only winery that crafts wines in all three towns that constitute the area known as "Marco de Jerez", the Mecca of Sherry. The region is a geographical triangle formed by the villages of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, El Puerto de Santa María and Jerez de la Frontera.