Sherry


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The top fortified wine of Spain made primarily with Palomino grapes and extended oxidative aging. It’s available in a range of styles of bone dry to very sweet.

Primary Flavors

  • Jackfruit
  • Saline
  • Preserved Lemon
  • Brazil Nut
  • Almond

Taste Profile

Off-dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Dessert

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Serve a Fino or Manzanilla with smoked, fried or grilled fish or vegetables. Try Amontillado with barbecue ribs. Try a Cream or PX with gooey cheeses.

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