Broken Spanish

Starring Fino

The Broken Spanish is a fantastic aperitif.  The Fino Sherry is the shining star, and all of the modifiers complement and enhance the flavors of the Sherry.

Ingredients

1.5 oz 
Lustau Jarana Fino Sherry
1 oz 
Cocchi Americano
1 oz 
Verjus (suggest Fusion Verjus Blanc)
0.5 oz 
Benedictine
Rinse of 
Becherovka
Garnish 
Lemon twist

Directions

Coat a coupe with a rinse of Becherovka.  Combine all other ingredients in a mixing glass.  Add ice and stir.  Strain into the rinsed coupe and garnish with a lemon twist.

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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
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