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What is a good dark wine that you can drink by itself and has a "nutty" aroma? (Question might be a bit misleading, please read description)

I'm writing a book, and I have a specific character who tends to drink a lot of wine. He only gets out his best wine when he's having a very special occasion, or is in a pretty big predicament. I want to be as accurate as possible when describing the type of wine he drinks, so I would like to know the name(s) of (if there's any) wines that are dark in appearance, and have some sort of nutty aroma. Bonus if the proof of the wine is substantially high.

I assure you i'm not looking to drink any wine myself! I would just like to make some of the details in my book are as accurate as they can be.

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The most famous of that kind is Burgundy wine. They are from Burgundy region of France made from Pinot Noir grapes. It is easy to find information about it because of the international fame. For instance the Cote de Nuits region of Burgundy is known for its red wine.
You can see some of them here:
http://www.wine-searcher.com/find/burgundy/1/france
There "Grand cru" and "Premiere cru" "Cote de Nuit Villages" etc. are referencing several different categories. Where Grand cru is the most selective.
And some information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%C3%B4te_de_Nuits

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This should help me a lot! Thank you for taking your time to answer my question.
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Oloroso is a very dark, almost brown colored Sherry. Your character could also drink Port.

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Sounds promising. Thanks!
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