Langoustine Tartare with Grapefruit

Pair with Fino

Part of the trio pairing menu from Copa Jerez 2015 Russian participants Timur Abuzyarov and Ksenia Karpenko, this Fino pairing features a langoustine tartare starter dish accompanied by a jelly made of tangerine and grapefruit. We chose best Spanish langoustines for two main reasons the beautiful texture & brilliant mineral profile which this Fino appreciates so much. This Jerez was matured in Puerto de Santa Maria and is wonderfully salty, tangy, yeasty & light. This delicate & aristocratic Fino in combination with a little bit sweet tender langoustines, low citrus tones, fragrant crushed almonds takes you to the gorgeous sunset beach where you can almost hear the music in the seashell.
Timur Abuzyarov and Ksenia Karpenko , Wine Religion Russia Visit Website
Share this Recipe
serving and consuming

Pairing Fino with food

It is an ideal aperitif wine and goes well with all types of tapa, especially olives, nuts and Iberian cured ham.

Also providing the perfect companion for shellfish and fish, especially those with a marked salty taste (anchovies) or even raw (sashimi).

Its low acetic acid content combines exceptionally well with dishes of marked acidity (vinaigrette salads, marinades, etc.) as well as with cold soups (gazpacho, ajo blanco, etc.).

 

Fino fast facts

Always serve chilled

Use an ice bucket with both ice and water to serve chilled between 6º & 8º C.

Perfect for Tapas

It adapts perfectly to a diverse range of salty and intense flavours.

Style of Glass

In traditional wide-rimmed catavinos, or in white wine glasses.

Analytic data

  • Alcoholic content between 15 y 18% vol. (generally, 15% vol.)
  • Sugar < 5 gr. / litre (usually < 1 gr. / litre)
  • Total Acidity (tartaric) 3 - 5 gr. / litre
  • Volatile Acidity (acetic) <0,25 gr. / litre
  • Very Low In Glycerine Content < 2 gr. / litre
Timur Abuzyarov and Ksenia Karpenko , Wine Religion Russia Visit Website
Share this Recipe
Stay up to date on the lastest news from the Sherry region and events taking place near you.
Follow us

Meet the maker

Victoria Frutos Climent
Bodegas Real Tesoro &...
Reyes Gómez Rubio
Sánchez Romate ,...
Juan Manuel Hidalgo
Emilio Hidalgo ,...
Ignacio Lozano
Osborne , Enólogo
Jan Pettersen
Fernando de Castilla...
Manuel José Valcarcel Muñoz
Bodegas Fundador SLU...
Rocío Ruiz
Bodegas Urium ,...
Salvador Espinosa Rodríguez
Bodegas y Viñedos Díez-Mérito...
José Carlos Garrido Saborido
Bodegas Argüeso ,...
José Antonio Sánchez Pazo
Delgado Zuleta ,...
Jerez-Xérès-Sherry

#SHERRYLOVER

Classic, Passionate & Uniquely Spanish