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Clams Marinière

Pair with: Manzanilla


Cooking time: 30 min

A classic Spanish dish that promises to delight all lovers of Sherry and Seafood. The combination of the Manzanilla with the clams in this recipe produces a delicious combination each complimenting the others salty flavours.



Clams Marinière

Brown the chopped garlic in the olive oil in a cast-iron pan.

Wash the clams well and add them and the paprika to the pan.

Sauté them adding the manzanilla and the salt.

Continue doing this over a low flame until all the clams have opened. 

Garnish with freshly chopped parsley. 

Author , Spain


Serving and consuming

Manzanilla with food

Manzanilla combines perfectly with fish and seafood, as well as with salted fish and cured meats.

Thanks to its low acidity, it is, together with Fino, the perfect choice to accompany salads, cold soups and dressings. 

  • Always serve very chilled

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

  • The wine of the sea

    Perfect with fish, seafood and all styles of food from the sea.

  • Style of Glass

    In traditional wide rimmed catavinos or in a white wine glass.

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