The Machinist

Starring Fino

Not only is it bright, and vegetal, giving you the feeling of drinking something healthful, but its also light in both body and alcohol, allowing you to effortlessly spend hours consuming one after the other.

“the machinist” pairs best with fatty fish and dishes with good oil and fresh bread. The the bitter tannins of the suze bride the bold bone dry oxidation of the lustau fino into the vegetal agave and celery notes, while the salt and pepper help the pallet compartmentalize each flavor as its own.

Ingredients

1 oz. 
Lustau Jarana Fino Sherry
1 oz. 
Blanco Tequila
1 oz.  
Celery syrup (2 parts fresh celery juice to 1 part superfine sugar in a blender)
0.75 oz 
Fresh lemons juice (strained of pulp)
1 tsp 
Suze gentian liquor
1  
dash bittermens celery shrub (about a 1/3 of the tube on a large btl dropper)
Pinch 
of salt and finely cracked black pepper

Directions

Build in a pilsner glass, add crushed ice (scottsman is preffered) and swizzle until properly diluted (liquid should reach the brim of 14 0z pilsner while ice is still packed tight in and above the rim of the glass)

Garnish with course cracked black pepper.

Share this Cocktail
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
Travis St.Germain , Clover Club New York City United States Visit Website
Share this Cocktail
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 &...
José María Quirós Sacaluga
Bodegas Tradición ,...
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 ,...
Jerez-Xérès-Sherry

#SHERRYLOVER

Classic, Passionate & Uniquely Spanish
×

Receive the latest news from Sherry Wines.

Subscribe now!

GDPR

Thank you for joining our sherrylover community. We respect your privacy and promise to only send you news and events related to the D.O. Jerez and Manzanilla and their wineries.

In compliance with the current regulations on the Protection of Personal Data, we inform you that any personal data that you have provided to us, will be treated as long as you do not communicate otherwise, by REGULATING COUNCIL OF THE DENOMINATIONS OF ORIGIN "JEREZ-XÉRÈS -SHERRY "," MANZANILLA-SANLÚCAR DE BARRAMEDA ", and" VINAGRE DE JEREZ "in order to provide the requested services, answer your questions and send you information that may be of your interest. The recipient may exercise their rights of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, limitation of processing, data portability and not be the subject of automated individualized decisions (including the preparation of profiles), sending signed request by postal mail with subject "Data Protection ", To the address: Avda. Alcalde Álvaro Domecq, 2. 11.402, Jerez de la Frontera. Cádiz, clearly indicating the contact information and sending a copy of your identity document. You can also exercise the right to file a claim with the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (www.aepd.es).