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Garlic & Manchego Chicken

Pair with: Amontillado


Cooking time: 1 hour

The Amontillado Sherries are a step up from the Finos; presenting similiar features but with more body and greater physicochemical development .This gives the Amontillados more structure but they remain delicate, mixing well with slightly richer dishes, such as white meats, from garlic chicken to quail with garlic and parsley.



Garlic & Manchego Chicken

Pre-heat oven to 220ºC

Warm the garlic and olive oil to blend the flavours.In a separate dish, combine the bread crumbs and Manchego cheese.Season the chicken with salt and pepper then dip in the oil and then coat with the crumb and cheese mixture.

Bake in a preheat oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

Serve with Asparagus.


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Serving and consuming

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.

  • 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.