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Starring Amontillado

A modern twist on a Sherry Cobbler. What could be better?


1 oz 
Lustau Los Arcos Amontillado
1 oz 
Lustau East India
.5 oz 
fresh lemon juice
demerara syrup
3 dashes 
Bittercube Cherry Bark Vanilla Bitters
ripe strawberry
long lemon peel


1 - In a koriko shaker tin add ½ oz of Demerara 2:1 syrup and 1 sliced Strawberry.

2 -With a muddler, gently press 3 to 4 times to muddle strawberry in tin.

3 - Add all other ingredients.

Method: Shake on small amount of crushed ice to emulsify ingredients for roughly 15 seconds. Double strain into 16 oz Tulip Glass over crushed ice.

Garnish: long lemon peel/lemon rose. Lightly express oils of lemon across the top of glass, and twist lemon peel to form a lemon rose.


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Pairing Amontillado with food

Amontillado should be served at a temperature of between 12 and 14º C.

It is an ideal wine to accompany soups and consommés, white meat, blue fish (tuna), wild mushrooms and semi-cured cheeses.

It combines perfectly with vegetables such as asparagus and artichokes.


Amontillado fast facts

Slightly Chilled in a White Wine Glass

Serve it between 12° and 14° C in a white wine glass.

Dry but Intense

Its dry and intense flavour adapts to difficult and risky pairings.

Ideal to Drink Glass by Glass

Its composition allows it to be stored in open bottles for months.

Analytic data

  • Alcoholic content between 16 and 22% vol.
  • Sugar < 5 gr. / litre (normally < 1 gr. per litre)
  • Total Acidity (tartaric) 4 - 6 gr. / litre
  • Volatile Acidity (acetic) < 0,8 gr. / litre
  • Very Low In Glycerine Content 3 - 5 gr. / litre
Jessica Lambert , Sable Kitchen & Bar Chicago United States Visit Website
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