Sherry Appetizers

for Sherry styles Fino, Manzanilla, Manzanilla Pasada, Amontillado, Oloroso, Amoroso, Palo Cortado, Jerez Dulce

Sherry comes in different styles from dry to sweet and moderate alcohol (15%) to high alcohol (24%). Body levels also vary but most Sherries are relatively low in acid so savory foods, rather than acidic foods, are the best choice to pair.

Dry sherries (Fino, Manzanilla, dry Amontillado

Olives (salt brined), almonds, hazel nuts

Fig and olive tapenade on cream cheese

Calamari, Ham, Salami, Spanish Chorizo

smoked salmon, fish and chips, sushi, oysters, clams, mussels, soft shell crabs, shrimp in garlic

Off-dry Amontillado, Oloroso, Amoroso

Jamon iberico

Cheeses – Manchego, Cheddar, aged Comté or Gruyère, Mahon, Mature Gouda and Mimolette

Sautéed mushrooms, patés, smoked duck

Brie Toasts with Fig Jam and Thyme

Semi-Sweet Palo Cortado and Jerez Dulce

Carmel Bars

Apple Pie

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms with Grilled Onions

Spanish Flan

Cream/ Pale Cream Sherry, Pedro Ximenes

Creme Brulee

Chocolate Cavity Cake

Pecan Pie

Salted Caramel Ice Cream